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    Question Colleges for Associates in Fire Science

    Hello Folks! I'm a new one here and am hunting for a decent and affordable college for fire science. Any reccommendations? I know there's only a few that offer the bachelor's degree in this art, but I figured I'd start with an associate's. Any feedback is greatly appreciated. Thanks, Ben


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    Where do you live, if your in the Minnesota area Hennepin Tech. has a Fire Science program (AAS) and the teachers there are great.

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    Where are you located? NC Has several Community Colleges that have programs in Fire Protection. Fairly affordable price too.
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    A good one to check out in the Georgia area is West Georgia Technical College, website is www.westgatech.edu.

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    In Florida :www.pjc.edu Pensacola Junior College

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    Most colleges offer a fire science program but you must make sure it is from an accredited school. I am an arson investigator and I have taken many courses that help me throughout my career. Check that your school does offer this as this is to be important. The last thing you want is to take a course and it not be accepted anywhere.

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    University of New Haven in CT has several fire science programs and is highly recommended! The university has some great professors!

    http://www.newhaven.edu/psps/undergraduate.html

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    Default Pikes Peak Community College

    Try Pikes Peak Community College in Colorado. 2 year degree with prior learning credit option. For all of those with tons of classes and training it seems like a good way to go. I belive all classes are available on line.

    Anyone out there have experience with this college/degree program?

    I'm considering enrolling, but haven't made the jump yet.

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    Oklahoma State University
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    Suffolk County Community College (NY) had a program, they may still do...

    Also I'll second Uni. of New Haven -- www.newhaven.edu
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    vincennes university in vincennes indiana

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    Default University of New Haven

    I went there. Great school. BAchelors and associates in fire administration, arson investigation, fire protection engineering. Great teachers as well. If anyone needs info about it, just ask!

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    Eastern Kentucky University offers an Associates and Bachelors in Fire Science.

    Cincinnati State also has an associate program.

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    Try this link:

    http://www.nvcc.edu/home/mward/hmtl%...%20degrees.htm

    Describes the three flavors of undergraduate degrees, with links to dozens of programs.

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    Louisiana State University at Eunice. Class of 83. Was a good program, not sure now. Check out www.LSUE.edu

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    Default Keiser College

    I got my associates Degree in Fire Science 100% online from Keiser College in Florida. Good Program Check it out.
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    University of Maryland University College

    Try www.umuc.edu

    I know they have a Fire science BS degree, possibly an associates. Plus, its all online

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    Delgado community college in New Orleans has the associates, if you could stand living here.

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    Quote Originally Posted by captain36 View Post
    Try Pikes Peak Community College in Colorado. 2 year degree with prior learning credit option. For all of those with tons of classes and training it seems like a good way to go. I belive all classes are available on line.

    Anyone out there have experience with this college/degree program?

    I'm considering enrolling, but haven't made the jump yet.
    I am enrolled in Pikes peak and really like it

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    Kalamazoo Valley Community College....Kalamazoo, Michigan. KVCC offers the AAS degree and is currently researching the Bach. degree as a distance learning site for Lake Superior State University. I am in the AAS program and it is run by highly knowledgeable fire service personnel. Most of them currently active in their departments. Check them out if you get a chance.... www.kvcc.edu

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