Careers in Fire Science
PPCC’s Fire Science Technology program not only helps individuals beginning their journey toward entry-level positions but also helps seasoned firefighters seeking promotional opportunities. You can start your career in the fire service by preparing yourself through PPCC's Fire Science program - completable in person or in a fully online format.
Career earnings outlook
In Colorado, there are entry-level job opportunities for this fast-growing career field.
Common career pursued by PPCC graduates is firefighting.
Continuing Your Studies After PPCC
Students that pursue degrees beyond PPCC, may also consider advanced careers in fields such as:
- Arson Investigator
- Fire Inspector
- Fire Marshal
- Fire and Life Safety Educator
- Emergency Management
- Homeland Security
- Emergency Medical Services
There are numerous professional organizations that represent the accounting industry in which students may find more information regarding accounting careers and professional support.
Finding work in your field (or any field) can be challenging for anyone. Here are some resources that you can use to find a career that suits you and build a resume to win a job.
Pikes Peak Workforce Center Website - A comprehensive resource that offers job search assistance, resume preparation, and other career-related services for job seekers in the Pikes Peak region.
Robert Half Research and Insights - A widely respected human resources consulting firm - Robert Half research and insights can give you industry respected tips and advice for job searches and resumes.
Already have experience in the industry?
Consider Credit for Prior Learning
For the Fire Service Professional we have a Prior Learning Credit program where you can receive college credit towards the degree for your previous training, experience and education.