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Fire prevention and safety technology/technician is a program focusing on the application of fire science and technology to problems of reducing fire risk, limiting loss, supervising substance removal, conducting safety inspections and investigations, and advising on matters of safety procedures and fire prevention policy. includes instruction in fire behavior, fire simulation, structural risk assessment, materials analysis, detection and suppression systems, smoke management, supply and evacuation, public education, legal aspects of fire prevention, and related research and communications methods.
School with the highest reported median starting salary ($67K) with a Associate's Degree: Waldorf University
Have completions for criminal justice and fire protection changed over time? Increasing completions may mean you'll likely have an easier time finding a school that offers this degree, with the opposite being true as well.
How are students who recently completed a degree in fire prevention and safety technology/technician doing?
Below is the distribution of starting salaries along with accumulated federal and private education loans across schools that offer a degree in the field fire protection, which includes
fire prevention and safety technology/technician.
Recommended Careers for criminal justice and fire protection majors
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Explore schools that offer fire prevention and safety technology/technician degrees and certificates
You can use this table to find schools that offer this program based on location and program level offered. Each entry goes to a school page similar to this one with all our information about that school.
Understanding the columns
The school list includes a few facts about each school that give you an
idea of the educational quality each school might offer:
Student-Faculty Ratio: A small number of students per full-time instructor
suggests individual attention for each student and an up-to-date curriculum.
Satisfaction Rate: A high percentage of returning first-year students
should correlate with satisfaction (schools call this their retention rate).
Repayment Rate: A high repayment rate means most alumni earn enough
to make progress repaying loans within 7 years of leaving.
We also show the total enrollment for the school as measured by
full-time-equivalent (FTE) students enrolled annually.
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161 schools offer this award at any level in the selected area.
Careers for criminal justice and fire protection majors
criminal justice and fire protection is part of a larger collection of programs: Protective Services. Is there a different program that's close to criminal justice and fire protection that might be a better match for your interests? You can use this table to see a little about the programs that fall under this umbrella. If you click on any of the table headers, that will sort the table by that column, or click on a row and see Ididio's profile for that program.
Here is an overview of race/origin for all fire prevention and safety technology/technician graduates from this last academic year. We found a lower percentage of international graduates than in 64% of other programs.