Start and Advance Your Rewarding Careeer in Fire Science Technology

Lakeland's Fire Science Technology program is designed to equip you with the cutting-edge knowledge and skills necessary to succeed in today's dynamic fire service field.

Whether you're a pre-service student aspiring to become a firefighter or an existing certified firefighter seeking professional development, our program offers the flexibility you need to achieve your goals.

Nationally Recognized Fire Science Education

Lakeland's Fire Science Technology program is developed in line with the philosophies and techniques of leading fire service professionals, ensuring you receive relevant and up-to-date training. Recognized and listed by the National Fire Academy – Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education Program, Lakeland's Fire Science Technology associates degree prepares you for a successful career.

Our faculty is made up of career professionals with decades or real-world experience in the field.

High Demand In the Fire Service Industry

The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports growing employment opportunities for fire service specialists nationwide. Graduates are sought after by fire departments, insurance companies, industrial organizations, government agencies and businesses focused on fire protection and equipment.

Invest in Your Future

Lakeland's fire safety program equips you with the job-ready skills and knowledge to excel in the fire service field. Graduates earn an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Fire Science Technology. Additionally, your degree may qualify you for bonus points on entry-level firefighter exams with local departments.

If you're looking to advance your career as a firefighter, increase your skills and prepare yourself for leadership roles in fire departments, our classes give you the expertise and training you need to make the next step.

Our fire science certificate program is perfect for those already in the field looking for additional credentials to boost their career outlook.

Flexible Learning Options to Fit Your Schedule

Choose from a variety of degree and certificate options to match your career aspirations. Our program caters to both pre-service students and in-service practitioners. We offer a blend of on-campus and convenient online classes, allowing you to pursue your education while balancing work and personal commitments.

Many students are able to take classes while they work, with our degree and certificate available 100% online.

Bachelor's Degree Options are Available

Considering a bachelor's degree? Lakeland's Holden University Center partnership program with Cleveland State University offers a Bachelor of Arts in Public Safety Management program right here on our campus.

Lakeland provides seamless pathways to continue your education and advance your career. Explore our emergency response certificates or inquire about our bachelor's degree completion programs.

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