Delaware Tech's Stanton Campus, Fire Protection Engineering Technology
This curriculum is designed to provide the necessary knowledge and skills to begin work in many areas of the Fire Protection field and to help solve fire protection and related safety problems in our complex technical society. Technical changes within industry and the increase in the number, variety, type of chemicals, flammable and combustible products, and population densities have accentuated the fire problem. The fire protection engineering technician has a broad scope of occupational opportunities in a variety of areas which include insurance, industry, equipment manufactures, municipal, and state industries.
EKU Fire and Safety Engineering Technology Program
Eastern Kentucky University
University of Akron Fire Protection and Emergency Management
The Training Center for Fire and Hazardous Materials bring The University of Akron, government and industry together into one comprehensive regional center to integrate educational programs, fire and hazardous materials training and other related applications of fire and safety technology. The Center coordinates seminars and workshops presented by federal, state and local agencies and other related organizations. Training in all phases of hazardous materials containment, industrial fire brigade response and suppression, confined space entry, trench rescue and first aid. In addition, emergency management contingency planning and domestic terrorism preparedness have recently been included.
University of Maryland, Fire Protection Engineering
In 1956, the Department of Fire Protection Engineering was established within the School of Engineering at the University of Maryland. Offers the only fully accredited undergraduate program and one of two graduate degree programs in the U.S.
The major in fire science covers disaster planning and the administration of fire-protection services, encompassing all areas of incendiary-fire management. Developed in conjunction with the National Fire Academy of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the major serves fire-service professionals seeking state-of- the-art knowledge to support advancement to chief executive management and senior leadership positions. The curriculum includes analytical approaches to fire protection and investigation, personnel management, disaster and fire-defense planning, hazardous materials management, fire-protection structure and system design, the role of the fire service within the community and political structure, and the phenomena of fire propagation.
University of Missouri, Fire and Rescue Training Institute
MU Extension's Fire and Rescue Training Institute enables firefighters and allied emergency services personnel to better protect people and property within their communities by planning, directing and administering state-of-the-art continuing professional education courses in structural, wildland and aircraft firefighting, emergency medical care, technical rescue, environmental emergency mitigation, counter-terrorism and emergency management statewide using the most efficient and effective means possible.
University of New Haven, Department of Fire Science
The University of New Haven offers three undergraduate degrees and four certificate programs designed for those individuals entering the exciting field of fire science. A combination of classroom lectures, laboratory sessions, case studies and field trips are utilized to give the student the broadest possible exposure in this area of study. Internships are used to allow the student to obtain real-life work experience in this specialized field. The university also offers graduate certificate programs and a master's degree in fire science for those completing their bachelor's degrees.
Worcester Polytechnic Institute for Firesafety Studies (WPI)
Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) offers a one-of-a-kind degree program to provide the best possible credentials for entering this interesting and lucrative job market. It's the five year program, ending with a BS in one of the traditional engineering disciplines (e.g. mechanical, electrical, civil, chemical engineering) and the master's degree in fire protection engineering.