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Fire and Emergency Services AAS Degree

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Schoolcraft program code # AAS.00217

This program is designed with distance learning, online schedule flexibility for students who currently possess firefighting certifications or will not require them.  This emphasis is designed for students who seek promotions or desire a professional position in the public or private fire service sectors and provides students a wide knowledge base of the fire service and public safety.  Students in this emphasis will have the education necessary to work in administrative, preventive, investigative, and educational areas of the fire service.

Contact the Fire Technology office at 734-462-4305 for additional information.

The Fire and Emergency Services Associate Degree program is nationally recognized by the U.S. Fire Administration through the Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education (FESHE) initiative. 

Not all courses are offered each semester.  Students should work with an academic advisor to develop a schedule that will work for them. Students planning to transfer should check the transfer institution’s requirements/guides or discuss their options with an academic advisor. Number of credits may vary depending on the course selection.

Sample Schedule of Courses

First Year

Fall Semester

Total Credits: 12-14

Winter Semester

Science - Credits: 3-5

Select General Education Science  course.

Total Credits: 12-15

Spring/Summer Session

  • English Communication  - Select second General Education English Communication course. Credits: 3
  • Humanities  - Select General Education Humanities course. Credits: 3-4
Total Credits: 6-7

Second Year

Program Total: 60-80 Credits

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