Associate of Science in Fire Technology
West Los Angeles College

Program Details

The online Associate of Science in Fire Technology program prepares students for careers in fire protection and related fields as they look at the organization and operation of fire prevention bureaus and delve into such areas as inspections, fire investigations, liability, court procedures, and more.  Students will study fire protection and service, fire loss analysis, organization and function of fire protection services, fire departments as part of government, laws and regulations in this area, and more.  You will look at fire causes and prevention, the basics of fire chemistry and physics, and at specific fire protection functions.


  • High school transcript
  • Placement test may be required

School Accreditation Statement

Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges

Geographic Restrictions

West Los Angeles College is not authorized to deliver online courses in Oregon, Alaska, Wyoming, Utah, Colorado, Arizona, New Mexico, Kansas, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Wisconsin, Michigan, Indiana