The structural firefighting certificate is for students wanting to pursue entry-level opportunities as fire fighters. Interested students should contact fire science technology faculty for information regarding
application and admission to the program. The associate of applied science degree in fire science technology is designed to enhance firefighters’ knowledge base and help students obtain advancement opportunities in the fire service field. The program is also designed to provide opportunities for job advancement for currently employed fire fighters.
Licensure – Employment in this field requires Texas licensure from the Texas Commission on Fire Protection.
Representative career titles and job positions for this program plan include:
The U.S. Department of Education requires colleges to disclose a variety of information for any financial aid eligible program that “prepares students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation."
Lone Star College is an open-enrollment institution. Most students are accepted once they have completed the admissions process.