Fire/Rescue Technology

Inforgraph on Fire Rescue: 2015 median pay $34,827 per year; 2015 employment in KY 3,123.

What is Fire/Rescue Science Technology?Work Ready Scholarship Logo

As an emergency first responders, fire/rescue workers are skilled in handling pressure situations. The program comprised knowledge and skills in fire prevention and suppression, technical rescue, hazardous materials, emergency medical care and leadership. Practical and hands-on training.

What are my career options?

This program is beneficial whether you are seeking a career in Emergency Services (Fire, Rescue, EMS or Emergency Management) or if you are already involved in providing fire, rescue or EMS services.

What are my degree, diploma, or certificate options?

Associate in Applied Science (AAS)

  • Fire/Rescue Science Technology (61-64 credit hours)



Courses are scheduled for the working student with most classes scheduled in the evenings and some weekends. Please check with financial aid to see if you qualify for assistance.

For course description, see the Program Brochure.
For specific course requirements, see the KCTCS Course Catalog.

Admission Requirements

This program has no special admission requirements.

Length of Program

You can earn an Associate in Applied Science degree in two years if you maintain full-time status.

For more information

John Weatherbee
Phone: (270) 901-1073
Fax: (270) 901-1138

This information should not be considered a substitute for the KCTCS Catalog. You should always choose classes in cooperation with your faculty advisor to ensure that you meet all degree requirements.