Certificate in Fire Science Technology
Volunteer State Community College

Program Details

The online Certificate in Fire Science Technology program from Volunteer State Community College is designed to train students in practical firefighting operations and fire service management. The curriculum emphasizes the use of history and theory to assist firefighters in coping with current problems in the field, as well as exploration of topics such as:

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


  • 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