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.
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
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
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