Fire Protection

Degree Option in Fire Protection Technology

Degree: Associate of Applied Science

Delgado Community College is one of only two schools in the state of Louisiana that offers a Fire Protection Technology program. Many current firemen use this curriculum for career advancement, while individuals considering fire fighting as a career choose the program prior to entering a specific fire department's program.

Industrial and manufacturing facilities enroll employees in the program as part of their own fire brigade and emergency response training programs.

Successful completion of the program qualifies individuals in modern fire-fighting techniques including chemicals, synthetic and radioactive materials.

Delgado's Fire Protection Technology program has been approved by the Federal Emergency Management Agency.