Skip Navigation
HCC Main Campus
10901 Little Patuxent Parkway
Columbia MD, 21044
Laurel College Center
312 Marshall Avenue, Suite 205
Laurel, MD 20707
Gateway Business Training Center
6751 Columbia Gateway Drive
Columbia MD, 21046
Take a Virtual Tour
Take an interactive look at HCC's campus

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. 

Visit the Technology instructional area for more information and related programs.

Request Information

Hi! We would be happy to share more information about our programs.
Please submit the form and we will be in touch shortly!

Currently enrolled at HCC?
Fields marked with * are required.
Giving makes a difference! Your support helps students along their pathways to success.