The Fire Protection Technology curriculum is designed to provide individuals with technical and professional knowledge to make decisions regarding fire protection for both public and private sectors.  It also provides a sound foundation for continuous higher learning in fire protection, administration, and management.

Course work includes classroom and laboratory exercises to introduce the student to various aspects of fire protection.  Students will learn technical and administrative skills such as hydraulics, hazardous materials, arson investigation, fire protection safety, fire suppression management, law, and codes.

Graduates should qualify for employment or advancement in governmental agencies, industrial firms, insurance rating organizations, educational organizations, and municipal fire departments.  Employed persons should have opportunities for skilled and supervisory-level positions within their current organizations.


Associate Degree          Fire Protection Technology (A55240)

Diploma                         Not Applicable

Certificate                      Not Applicable

Fire Protection Faculty:


Kenneth Buckey                                                                                                                                                                            Department Chair                                                                                                                                                                                910-678-0046                                                                                                                                                 

Kelvin Brim                                                                                                                                                                               Instructor                                                                                                                                                                                                    910-678-0175                                                                                                                                              


It is recommended that students meet with a Fire Protection Program Faculty Advisor prior to initial registration.

Curriculum Guide

Fire Administration Track

Fire Engineering Track

Class Descriptions

Course Outcomes



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