Hennepin Technical College
9000 Brooklyn Blvd.
Brooklyn Park, MN 55445

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Program locations

This program is offered at the following locations:

Hennepin Technical College, Eden Prairie
55347

Hopkins Technical Center
55343

 



Fire Science Technology

Hennepin Technical College

Program Details

  • Award: Associate in Applied Science
  • Credits: 72
  • Delivery: Land/Campus
  • WIA certified: YES
  • Emphases: N/A

About this Program

The A.A.S. degree in Fire Science Technology prepares students to perform the duties of a line officer. As students progress, they will also complete the requirements for two certificates; Fire Suppression Technician and Company Officer. Students typically complete the Fire Suppression Technician certificate first which qualifies them for a lead firefighter position with most fire departments. As students gain experience and continue their education they will earn a Company Officer certificate. The course work also prepares students to take promotional exams. Student must be 18 years of age or meet the requirements for eligibility under Hennepin Technical College's Post-Secondary Enrollment Options (PSEO) standards.

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