Fire Science and Safety Technology (CPC)

Fire Science and Safety Technology (CPC)

Certificate of Program Completion

About This Degree

Program Number


Estimated Program Length

27 Credit Hours


Vincennes Campus



University Catalog

A Certificate of Program Completion

This program is designed to upgrade the skills of persons in the fire protection field. These courses will count toward an A.S. degree in Fire Science and Safety Technology. You will study topics like: Buildings, fire codes, and construction, Types of construction, Flame spread, Smoke and fire containment, Principles of fire resistance, Firefighting strategies and techniques, Methods of fire attack, Fire behavior, and Building design. Special types of fire emergencies:Transportation, Below ground, and Confined spaces. As well as Fire cause and determination: Conduct basic investigations, Area and methods of fire spread, Recognize and preserve evidence, Arson and constitution law.

Career Outcomes

Salary Outlook

Salary Outlook

$49,620 per year *

Job Growth

Job Growth

$69,430 per year *

* Career Statistics

This degree transfers directly into VU's Homeland Security and Public Safety B.S. Degree program.

Gainful Employment Disclosure

Mission Statement and Program Outcomes