The Fire Science program will prepare you for a career in a wildland or structural fire service. The Associate of Applied Science Degree provides instruction preparing you for a career in a professional fire service. This is done through a combination of classroom instruction, extensive hands-on training, and in-field experience, allowing you to develop skills required for successful employment in the fire service.
As a WDT Fire Science Student you will train in real-life conditions to prepare you to be a professional firefighter. You will learn the fundamental principles in the causes of fire, organizational structure, fire behavior, emergency tactics and fire suppression, along with the basics of urban, rural, and wildland firefighting.