Fire Science and Public Safety

  • Welcome to Fire Science and Public Safety!

     Professional first responders working to protect the public. Career options include government related agencies such as Homeland Security, Department of Defense or local government and private industry.       

Career Opportunities

    • Emergency Medical Technician
    • Firefighters
    • Fire Inspection and Investigators
    • Forensics
    • Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialist


  • Income varies with area and degree earned
    High School Diploma
    $40,000 - $42,000/yr
    Two-Year Post Secondary
    Four-Year Post Secondary
    up to 100,000+/yr

Fire Science and Public Safety in Action

Skills Needed

  • Skills needed:
    anatomy; chemistry; physics; building sciences; psychology; sociology; computer technology
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