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Major: Fire Protection


Introduction

Fire protection programs focus 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.

Specific programs included in this major:

  • Fire Protection and Safety Technology/Technician
  • Fire Protection, Other
  • Fire Science/Firefighting
  • Fire Services Administration
  • Fire Systems Technology
  • Fire/Arson Investigation and Prevention
  • Wildland/Forest Firefighting and Investigation

 

Careers You Qualify For With This Major

 

Schools That Offer This Major

SchoolCity
Central Lakes College - Brainerd Brainerd
Central Lakes College - Staples Staples
Century College White Bear Lake
Century College - Online White Bear Lake
Hennepin Technical College - Brooklyn Park Brooklyn Park
Hennepin Technical College - Eden Prairie Eden Prairie
Itasca Community College Grand Rapids
Lake Superior College Duluth
Lake Superior College - Online Duluth
Mesabi Range College - Eveleth Eveleth
Minnesota State Community and Technical College - Moorhead Moorhead
Northland Community and Technical College - East Grand Forks East Grand Forks
Riverland Community College - Albert Lea Albert Lea
Riverland Community College - Austin Austin
Riverland Community College - Owatonna Owatonna

 

Related Majors

 

College Preparation

In Minnesota, your school may have developed a Program of Study in this career area. A Program of Study is an academic and career plan developed by your high school to help move you towards a career and college path. A Program of Study can help you:

  • Select high school classes that prepare you for college and getting a job
  • Understand how the classes you're taking in high school lead to a career
  • Identify extra-curricular activities that are related to your career interest
  • See what classes at your school offer early college credit that will save you time and money towards your college expenses
  • Graduate from high school prepared for your next step toward the career you choose

Learn more about Programs of Study at your high school.

 

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