Associate of Science in Fire Science Technology
Mount Wachusett Community College

Program Details

The online Associate of Science in Fire Science Technology program prepares students for careers in fire and emergency services, especially for careers as firefighters.  The curriculum provides knowledge and skills in building construction, fire prevention, fire investigation, and more.  Graduates are competent in fire prevention and suppression and understand the principles of arson investigation.  Courses include:
  • Fire Protection Systems
  • Fire Behavior and Combustion
  • Principles Emergency Services
  • Principles of Firefighter Safety and Survival
  • Fire Prevention


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Official transcripts
  • Placement test or necessary prerequisites, if applicable

School Accreditation Statement

New England Commission of Higher Education