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Fire/Rescue Technology

Inforgraph on Fire Rescue: 2015 starting pay $20,659 per year; 2015 median pay $34,827 per year; 2015 employment in KY 3,123.

What is Fire/Rescue Science Technology? 

We prepare you for the challenges you face as an emergency responder in the twenty-first century. We can train those already working or those just starting their careers in fire, rescue, and emergency medical services. The program comprises knowledge and skills in fire prevention and suppression, technical rescue, hazardous materials, emergency medical care and leadership. What are my career options?

What are my career options?

This program is beneficial whether you are seeking a career in Emergency Services (Fire, Rescue, EMS or Emergency Management) or if you are already involved in providing fire, rescue or EMS services.

What are my degree, diploma, or certificate options?

Associate in Applied Science (AAS)

Diploma

Certificates

Courses are scheduled for the working student with most classes scheduled in the evenings and some weekends. Please check with financial aid to see if you qualify for assistance.

For course description, see the Program Brochure.
For specific course requirements, see the KCTCS Course Catalog.

Admission Requirements

This program has no special admission requirements.

Length of Program

You can earn an Associate in Applied Science degree in two years if you maintain full-time status.

For more information

John Weatherbee
Phone: (270) 901-1073
Fax: (270) 901-1138

This information should not be considered a substitute for the KCTCS Catalog. You should always choose classes in cooperation with your faculty advisor to ensure that you meet all degree requirements.