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After You Graduate

An associate in science degree in fire science technology prepares you for employment in fire rescue departments and local municipalities throughout the state of Florida.

Fire fighters make a starting salary of about $33,129, according to local fire rescue departments (November 2006).

Attainment of this degree allows for career advancement, increased salary incentives, enhanced pension benefits, and more.




Miami Dade College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate and baccalaureate degrees.
Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Miami Dade College.
Miami Dade College is an equal access/equal opportunity institution and does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, color, marital status, age, religion, national origin,
disability, veteran’s status, sexual orientation, or genetic information. Contact the Office of Equal Opportunity Programs/ADA Coordinator, at 305.237.2577 for information.