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About the Associate with a pathway to a degree in Fire Science Technology

Gain real life experience while earning an Associate degree with a pathway to a degree in Fire Science Technology

This Associate degree is a comprehensive college credit program offering instruction in the skills needed for a wide variety of technical positions. It will provide a solid academic background, offering hands-on experience in "real life" scenarios putting you to the test.

In addition, you'll receive training in methods of instruction, which will prepare you to sit for the state examination for certification with the Florida State Fire Marshal's Office as a Fire Service Instructor.

Advantages of the Program

The Associate in Science degree in Fire Sciences is a 60 college credit program that prepares students for professional competency and advancement in the fire sciences field.

Skills You Will Learn

You'll develop your knowledge of supervision and management, methods of instruction, fire ground tactics and strategies, building codes, hazardous materials, hydraulics, and more.

Please call 305-237-FIRE (3473) or e-mail vburton@mdc.edu for the quickest service.



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.