Associate of Applied Science in Fire Science Technology
Volunteer State Community College

Program Details

The online AAS in Fire Science Technology degree program from Volunteer State Community College is designed to prepare students for careers as firefighters or fire inspectors/investigators. Courses cover topics such as:

  • Principles of Emergency Services
  • Fire Prevention
  • Fire Behavior & Combustion
  • Fire Protection Systems
  • Building Construction for Fire Protection


  • Official high school transcript
  • Official college transripts, if applicable
  • ACT scores (only required of applicants 20 years of age or younger; SAT scores may be submitted in lieu of this)
  • Placement test (applicants may be exempt based on ACT scores, transfer credit, etc.)

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges