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Fire Science and Leadership - A.A.S. Degree (Career)

As a partnership between Howard Community College and the Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services, this curriculum is designated specifically for firefighters employed by the Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services.

This program prepares students for a career in fire services by providing an understanding of fire causes, fire hazards, and fire behavior, emergency control and fire suppression, building and fire codes and the role they play in building construction, and organizational structure. A deep understanding of fire behavior and combustion is provided with a focus on firefighter safety and survival. 

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    Fire Science and Leadership - A.A.S. Degree (Career)

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