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North Shore Community College

Fire Protection and Safety Technology (FPD)
Program Goals

    To provide an imaginative academic program of high quality, designed for aspiring and experienced professional fire fighters and those in a variety of occupational roles related to the fire service which will:

    • Allow them to meet requirements for an Associate Degree in a timely manner.
    • Provide the opportunity to continue their education and earn a Bachelor's Degree in Fire Science Administration.
    • Allow them to gain the knowledge and intellectual skills necessary for flexibility and advancement in their careers.
    • Enrich their general education.
    • Provide a college-level certificate program designed to offer content and skills acquisition and other experiences appropriate for fire fighters who desire technical courses but not a degree.
    • Provide a program of high quality that will take advantage of possibilities inherent in independent learning, standard examinations, national and state professional programs, accredited certificates and life experiences.
    • Encourage students to clarify and develop a system of values that will assist them to apply empirical methods in a manner appropriate to the fullest of their professional potential.
    • Continue to identify educational needs of the fire service and provide courses, seminars and workshops as a supplement to in-service training.
    • Establish a resource center with texts, periodicals, audio-visual aids and other material developed by professionals in the fire service that will allow fire fighters to become familiar with current developments in the fire protection field.






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