Catalog 2018-19 
    May 27, 2022  
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Wildland Fire Science Certificate

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One-Year Certificate of Completion

This certificate offers training and education for those wanting a fire science career and for career or volunteer firefighters seeking advancement. Students learn about fire behavior and equipment as well as suppression techniques.

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate safe use of fire suppression equipment in training situations.
  • Identify safety risks using principles of wildland fire behavior.
  • Use defensive and safe driving techniques in the operation of emergency vehicles.
  • Predict fire behavior in a variety of conditions.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of teamwork in simulated emergency scenarios.

Program Requirements

Number of credit hours necessary for completion: 45

Required Courses

Student Success


Health and Wellness

Science / Math / Computer Science

Electives: 8 credits

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