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Fire Science Technology [2016]

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Associate in Science Degree (60 Credit Hours)


CALLING ALL HEROES!

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Are you a current firefighter considering your next step or an aspiring firefighter planning your career? The Associate in Science Degree in Fire Science Technology at SCF will help you explore exciting new opportunities. This degree can be your gateway to take on critical roles as a fire inspector, fire investigator, or first-line supervisor of fire fighting and prevention workers. We've partnered with Manatee Technical College and Suncoast Technical College to help firefighters earn their first college degree.

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Grow your career while you work! Our course schedule has been planned with working firefighters in mind.

  • Master tactical fire operations.
  • Lead crisis management and disaster recovery efforts.
  • Expand your career opportunities.
  • Increase your earning potential.

Why SCF?

  • The Suncoast is growing – advanced fire fighting professionals are in demand locally.
  • SCF tuition is less than 50 percent of state university tuition.
  • SCF’s A.S. in Fire Science Technology is designed to help you start or expand your career.

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Advising


Students planning to pursue an Associate of Science (A.S.) Degree or Certificate are strongly encouraged to meet with the individual program director/manager. Meeting with your program director/manager can ensure proper course selection and program success.

Interim Program Manager

Barry Puett

Phone: 941-752-5656

Email: puettb@scf.edu

Career and Technical Education Staff

In addition, the following CTE staff are always available for help.

Heather Mills
A.S. Advising

Phone
941-752-5562

Email
millsh@scf.edu

Kristey Richardson
Business and Student Engagement

Phone
941-752-5290

Email
richark@scf.edu

Career Pathways and Articulation


As a Sarasota or Manatee county school student, you may have taken career, technical or academy classes at your high school or technical college. Through a career pathways agreement between SCF and the local school districts, students can receive college credit for the work they’ve completed.

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