2-Year Degree & Certificate Of Achievement:

Chabot College offers the following degrees and/or certificates:

  • 2-year degree in Fire Technology
  • 2-year degree in Fire Prevention Inspector
  • Certificate of Achievement in Fire Technology
  • Certificate of Achievement in Fire Prevention Inspector

The primary difference between a 2-year degree and a Certificate of Achievement is that the degree requires the student to also take the General Education courses. If you are debating about which to obtain, go for the 2-year degree as it will look better on your resume and the General Education courses will be of tremendous benefit.


For more information about what is required for each of those options, go to the Chabot College website to view the Chabot College catalog that shows the current requirements.

 

For a listing of all community colleges in California that offer a 2-year degree in Fire Technology, visit the California Fire Technology Directors Association website:

 

Federal Gainful Employment Disclosure for these programs

http://www.chabotcollege.edu/GainfulEmpl/index.asp

 

Online degree programs in fire service related fields include, but are not limited to:

 

Columbia Southern University
State University New York (SUNY) Empire State College
University of Cincinnati
University of Maryland
Waldorf College

Western Illinois

 

For a listing of colleges offering a 2 and 4-year degrees in fire service related fields (and other fields), go to:
 

www.eduregistry.com 

www.firescience.org 

www.firesciencedegree.com 

 

** Please do your own research to see what school may best meet your current and more importantly, long-term career development needs**

 
 
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CONTACT:

Bob Buell                

Fire Technology Coordinator & Firefighter 1 Academy Coordinator

Chabot College
25555 Hesperian Blvd.
Building 1500

Hayward, CA 94545

 

(510) 723-6851 - Office

(510) 786-7565 - Cell

bbuell@chabotcollege.edu

Steve Prziborowski

 

Fire Technology Instructor & Webmaster

 

(408) 205-9006 - Cell

sprziborowski@aol.com

CAREER PREPARATION BOOKS:

The Future Firefighter's Preparation Guide by Steve Prziborowski

CLICK HERE for more info or to purchase as paperback or eBook.

Reach for the Firefighter Badge by Steve Prziborowski

CLICK HERE for more info or to purchase as paperback or eBook.

How to Excel at Fire Department Promotional Exams by Steve Prziborowski

CLICK HERE for more info or to purchase as paperback or eBook.

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