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Students who complete this program earn an Associate in Applied Science degree. The Fire Protection Technology A.A.S. program will prepare students for a career as fire fighters. Within the field there are many career specialties such as: fire prevention in government and industry; fire communications/dispatching in local and state government; fire equipment manufacturing, sales, service, research and development; forestry service fire control; specialist, technician and consultant services in the aerospace program; and fire protection education. Students are encouraged to contact the Chair of the Division of Professional Studies for advisement regarding selection of courses.

Graduates of Fire Protection Technology – AAS will be able to:

The Fire Protection Technology major courses are offered by Rockland Community College via Distance Learning room located at SUNY Sullivan. Please be aware that some FIR courses may require hands-on training. Students are encouraged to consult an academic advisor.