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PHCC to offer Fire Science Technology program in fall term

Pasco-Hernando Community College will offer a Fire Science Technology Associate in Science degree program in the upcoming fall term beginning in August 2013 at PHCC’s East Campus, in Dade City, 36727 Blanton Road. The State of Florida, Division of the State Fire Marshal—Bureau of Fire Standards and Training Florida State Fire College (FSFC) recently approved the new program for individuals currently in the fire service field seeking to advance in their career. PHCC’s new Fire Science Technology Associate in Science degree program will provide the training and courses required for certification as Fire Officer I and II, and will prepare graduates for technical and supervisory positions within the fire service field.

The program prepares students for employment as fire inspectors and investigators, fire science technicians, fire officers, fire safety inspectors, fire assistants, safety inspectors, building inspectors, fire insurance investigators/ inspectors, or to provide supplemental training for persons previously or currently employed in these occupations. The program does not prepare students for certification as fire fighters.

For more information about requirements and enrollment, call PHCC Public Service Programs at 352-518-1361 or 352-518-1367.

Release date: 
July 11, 2013
Contact: 
Assistant Director of Marketing and Communications