North Shore Community College is making changes!

You can start your application today! As always, there is no cost to apply to North Shore Community College.

For Fall 2020, most of NSCC's courses will be virtual – including online, hybrid, and videoconference – to ensure our community's safety and maintain social distancing. Targeted courses that need to occur face-to-face on campus will occur predominantly in lab based classes, using social distancing protocols.

Follow your calling with a professional online Fire Science degree

Today’s fire professionals do more than fight fires. The fire science field has evolved to offer challenging opportunities that focus on a variety of career interests. Whether you want to be involved in prevention, response, or investigation, students with a professional degree will have a competitive edge and the skills needed for a successful future in the fire science field. NSCC’s Fire Protection and Safety Technology Degree program offers flexible online learning for fire service personnel and students interested in fire service or roles related to the fire service.

North Shore Community College is recognized by FEMA as a FESHE Institution of Higher Education.

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Estimated degree completion time is 4 semesters. Complete faster with winter intersession and summer classes

$63,100

2016 Boston-area Median Wage

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In 2019 NSCC received its ninth consecutive designation as a Military Friendly School

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Learner Outcomes

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Get in touch

If you have questions related to program admissions or applications, please contact info@northshore.edu or call 978-762-4188.

If you have program advising related questions, please contact fireprotection@northshore.edu or call 781-477-2150.

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Accreditation

North Shore Community College is an accredited nonprofit institute of higher education where all are welcome and each is challenged. NSCC is accredited by NECHE, the New England Commission of Higher Education (formerly NEASC-CIHE, the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc.).

 

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