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Fire Science - AAS

This program is designed to prepare the student for employment in fire service in either public or private sectors. If students plan to continue their education at a four-year school, this curriculum will be deficient in certain academic areas. Therefore, students interested in completing a baccalaureate degree should work closely with their advisors.


Firefighters may be called upon to put out a fire, treat injuries, or perform other vital functions. Frequently the first to respond to emergencies, most firefighters are trained in emergency medical procedures. Firefighters work in a variety of settings, including urban, suburban, industrial, and forests and grasslands. Firefighting training and tactics vary depending upon the environment.


Hutchinson Community College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (, an institutional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

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