Chabot College offers the following degrees and/or certificates:
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.
More information about Chabot College's Fire Technology Program:
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
For a listing of colleges offering a 2 and 4-year degrees in fire service related fields (and other fields), go
** Please do your own research to see what school may best meet your current and more importantly, long-term career development needs**
Fire Technology Coordinator & Firefighter 1 Academy Coordinator
25555 Hesperian Blvd.
Hayward, CA 94545
(510) 723-6851 - Office
(510) 786-7565 - Cell
Fire Technology Instructor & Webmaster
(408) 205-9006 - Cell
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