College Educated Fire Fighters


College Educated Fire Fighters

Group for those FFs with college degrees and those that want to get one. Where their recieved from? Cost? Discuss the program. Help or non-helpful?

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College Degrees

Started by Christopher Parrish. Last reply by Jason M Haas Apr 22, 2011. 9 Replies

quality of your education

Started by Russ. Last reply by Chris Goodnight Jun 6, 2010. 3 Replies

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Comment by David Staub on April 25, 2011 at 8:46pm
I have a BS in Public Safety Administration from Grand Canyon University and a MS in Strategic Leadership from Mountain State University. I am currently pursuing a DBA with a concentration in Homeland Security. I have become an outspoken proponent that we need higher education in our profession.
Comment by Mark Miller on April 25, 2011 at 8:38pm
It is great to see an interest in higher education amongst our profession. Unfortunately, this is an area where law enforcement has been ahead of us for too long. I have an AS in Fire Service Leadership as well as a BS in Fire Science. They are through Cincinnati State and the University of Cincinnati respectfully. UC’s program was completely online which is great for firefighters! I am going to begin my MS this fall in Fire Service Administration. Good luck with your collegiate experience!
Comment by Bill States on February 23, 2011 at 12:24am
B.A sociology concentraion in Criminal Justice, Employeed as an Assistant State Fire Marshal in VT
Comment by HeightsFF on February 10, 2011 at 12:14pm
02' B.S. Fire Investigation; B.S. Fire Administration; A.S. Fire & Occupational Safety. Employed w/ FDNY as Firefighter. College degrees have got me nothing but loan payments. Wish I had done nursing or psychology!!
Comment by Jace Woodworth on January 30, 2011 at 4:56pm
12-99 B.S. Safety Management- ISU Terre Haute Indiana... employed with Marathon Oil, Captain with Emergency Response Teams
Comment by John Karl Ambrusch, III on October 6, 2010 at 10:39pm
Well, all of my hard work at school is starting to pay off. I've maintained a GPA of 3.673 for the past year and this morning, I received a letter from school inviting me to be inducted into Phi Theta Kappa, the National Honors Society! Not only does that look great to any fire department attached to a Fire Sciences degree, but great way to get a $3000.00 scholarship for my B.S. Add that to 2 Dean's Commendations and I have a pretty good education career going!
Comment by John Karl Ambrusch, III on September 6, 2010 at 2:24pm
I'm in my second semester for A.A.S. in Fire Sciences at Montgomery County Community College in Blue Bell PA with a 3.76 GPA.
Comment by Robert Owens on July 7, 2010 at 4:55pm
Comment by Arthur W McCurry on July 3, 2010 at 3:51pm
I just recently recieved my Associates of Applied Science/Fire Science degree from Columbia Southern University on line. I start my Bachelors program in Aug. and have 16 mos. untill I get that degree. By the way - I was a High School drop out that got a GED to join the USAF. I am also 52 yrs old. Your NEVER too old to get an education.
Comment by jeremiah lacefield on June 26, 2010 at 4:32pm
jeremiah lacefield akron ohio, have a degree in emergency fire service and emergency medical service as well as a full time firefighter

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