Fire Protection Technology

The Fire Protection Technology curriculum is designed to provide individuals with technical and professional knowledge to make decisions regarding fire protection for both public and private sectors. It also provides a sound foundation for continuous higher learning in fire protection, administration and management. The degree program is accredited by the International Fire Service Accreditation Congress (IFSAC) and recognized by the Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education (FESHE) program.

Credentialing Options

Career Opportunities

A degree along with national certification would make you a candidate for careers in such areas as municipal services, EMS, administration, prevention and operation, industrial fire safety, and code enforcement.

Hear from students and employers about why GTCC’s Fire Protection Technology program is so valuable.

Frequently Asked Questions

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Jim Hitch – Program Director

Tim Pitts - Instructor

Financial aid is available through many sources including Titan Link, scholarships, and websites.

Many job opportunities are available in the Fire Protection Technology field. Contact Career Services for more details.

Yes. Starting with the 2018-19 school year, the Fire Protection Technology program will be available as an online degree.

Yes, we offer advanced standing for many of the courses offered through OSFM, NFA, and EMS. These courses will apply toward your degree.