Fire Science

Students interested in one of Volunteer State Community Colleges Health Sciences programs must follow the A.S. in Health Sciences curriculum.  You must contact an advisor in your preferred area of emphasis to identify appropriate general education and elective courses for admission into your selected program.  For more information about specific program deadlines and requirements, please refer to the program's information packet. 

fire service higher education logoThe Fire Science Program at Volunteer State Community College is designed to prepare current and future firefighters to be leaders and thinkers in the firefighting profession. The FESHE certified program can be completed 100% online, and provides the flexibility required by students working all shifts and hours.

As the firefighting profession continues to make technological advances, Volunteer State Fire Science Instructors serve students by providing current, relevant instruction on today’s fire service topics and trends. Volunteer State Community College focuses on the critical thinking and problem solving skills not learned in training or on the job. Students can acquire a broader base of knowledge, and a new perspective on the fire service profession.

Whether you are a career paid firefighter, a volunteer firefighter, a recent high school graduate, or you are just interested in the firefighting profession, contact us for more information.