The online Associate of Applied Science in Fire Services Leadership degree is available from Northcentral Technical College. With this degree, individuals gain the skills and knowledge needed for employment in the fire service field and also prepares current fire service professionals for leadership positions. The curriculum provides knowledge in such areas as the fundamentals of fire science, fire safety, leadership, and crisis management as well as ethics and fire control strategies and tactics. Coursework teaches skills in critical thinking, problem solving, decision making, and communication while teaching students the principles of using fire service technologies, systems, and water supply. Graduates are able to implement fire investigation techniques and procedures, have the fundamental skills and knowledge needed for inspections and public relations in the field, and are prepared to work at the officer level in the fire service.
Graduates of this program also earn NTC’s Accelerated Leadership Technical Diploma.
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School Accreditation & Licensing
Northcentral Technical College is accredited by:
Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationHigh School or Equivalent
Official High School Transcript/GED Score