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1001 Howard St.
San Antonio TX, 78212
(210) 486-0554
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What is the Fire Science program? 

This program is designed to prepare the individual for a career in fire service and provide the opportunity for professional firefighters to achieve an Associates of Applied Science (AAS) Degree for career advancement.

What will I learn? 

The professional firefighter will receive a broader education through advanced technical and general education courses to achieve an AAS degree. Several career tracks are available for study, these include:

  • Fire Leadership
  • Fire and Arson Investigation
  • Emphasis on Homeland Security 

What can I do with this course of study? 

 You can increase career opportunities in your field by possessing an AAS Degree. Fire Sciences courses at San Antonio College can be used to apply for higher levels of firefighter certification through the Texas Commission on Fire Protection (TCFP). In addition, some departments offer incentive pay for earning a degree or raising your firefighter certification level.

What's special about program? 

Instructors in this program are seasoned veterans in the fire service with many years of cumulative teaching and operational experience.  San Antonio College os the only college in the Alamo Community College District to offer this training and eduction.  By the Fall Semester of 2015, all three AAS Degrees offered will be 100% online.

Contact Information

 Email: sac-protsvcs@alamo.edu
 
Martin Davila
Chairperson
 mdavila21@alamo.edu  

Course Coordinator:
Mike Parsons
mparsons@alamo.edu
Phone:  210-486-1692

Locations:
Off Campus:
First Responders Academy  (FRA-012)
15775 IH 35 South
Atascosa, Tx 78002

Phone: 210-486-0989

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On Campus:
Chance Academic Center (CAC 136)

 
Phone:
210-486-1692