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Fire Science Schools in Alabama

There are seven schools in the state of Alabama offering fire science programs. 665 students graduated from programs at Alabama fire science schools in 2010. 435 of all these students graduated with associates degrees and 220 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees.

Overview

483 students graduate from fire science programs in Alabama, on average, per year. This accounts for 4% of students who US schools graduate from fire science programs. More specifically, ten students graduated with fire science certificates, 435 with a degree at the associate's level, and 220 with a degree at the bachelor's level.

Seven fire science schools are located in this state. And of these, six schools are public, while one school is private.

Average tuition for programs in fire science is the cost.

Fire science schools in this state offer certificates, associates degrees, and bachelors degrees. In 2010, no undergraduate level students in fire science pursued masters level degrees.

Fire Science Program Completions in Alabama 2006 - 2010

483 students graduate from fire science programs in Alabama, on average, per year. This accounts for 4% of students who US schools graduate from fire science programs. More specifically, ten students graduated with fire science certificates, 435 with a degree at the associate's level, and 220 with a degree at the bachelor's level.

Fire Science Program Completions in Alabama 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 12
  • Certificate 2007: 16
  • Certificate 2008: 10
  • Certificate 2009: 11
  • Certificate 2010: 10
  • Associate 2006: 183
  • Associate 2007: 193
  • Associate 2008: 252
  • Associate 2009: 309
  • Associate 2010: 435
  • Bachelor 2006: 22
  • Bachelor 2007: 21
  • Bachelor 2008: 40
  • Bachelor 2009: 92
  • Bachelor 2010: 220

Fire Science Program Availability in Alabama

Schools in this state offer a total of 11 programs in fire science. Of these programs, about 45.5% are certificate level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level and the bachelors level.

Fire Science Program Availability in Alabama

  • Certificate: 5
  • Associate: 4
  • Bachelor: 2

Municipal Fire Fighting and Prevention Supervisors — Salary by Percentile

Municipal Fire Fighting and Prevention Supervisors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 41260
  • 25th Percentile: 49020
  • Median: 58870
  • 75th Percentile: 71140
  • 90th Percentile: 86350

Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists — Salary by Percentile

Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 24930
  • 25th Percentile: 26330
  • Median: 28660
  • 75th Percentile: 33470
  • 90th Percentile: 65770

Fire Investigators — Salary by Percentile

Fire Investigators — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 35760
  • 25th Percentile: 41520
  • Median: 50740
  • 75th Percentile: 67720
  • 90th Percentile: 80300

Fire-Prevention and Protection Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Fire-Prevention and Protection Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 39690
  • 25th Percentile: 54010
  • Median: 74080
  • 75th Percentile: 96300
  • 90th Percentile: 112580

Municipal Firefighters — Salary by Percentile

Municipal Firefighters — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 23020
  • 25th Percentile: 29140
  • Median: 37570
  • 75th Percentile: 48090
  • 90th Percentile: 56800

Municipal Firefighters — Employment Trend

Municipal Firefighters — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 32660
  • Median Salary 2007: 33990
  • Median Salary 2008: 34250
  • Median Salary 2009: 37790
  • Median Salary 2010: 37570
  • Total Employed 2006: 4760
  • Total Employed 2007: 4510
  • Total Employed 2008: 4690
  • Total Employed 2009: 5200
  • Total Employed 2010: 5350

Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists — Employment Trend

Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 24250
  • Median Salary 2007: 25445
  • Median Salary 2008: 26865
  • Median Salary 2009: 28280
  • Median Salary 2010: 28660
  • Total Employed 2006: 70
  • Total Employed 2007: 50
  • Total Employed 2008: 50
  • Total Employed 2009: 50
  • Total Employed 2010: 60

Municipal Fire Fighting and Prevention Supervisors — Employment Trend

Municipal Fire Fighting and Prevention Supervisors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 48850
  • Median Salary 2007: 49760
  • Median Salary 2008: 54150
  • Median Salary 2009: 58300
  • Median Salary 2010: 58870
  • Total Employed 2006: 540
  • Total Employed 2007: 610
  • Total Employed 2008: 650
  • Total Employed 2009: 810
  • Total Employed 2010: 850

Fire Investigators — Employment Trend

Fire Investigators — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 46080
  • Median Salary 2007: 46660
  • Median Salary 2008: 50950
  • Median Salary 2009: 49580
  • Median Salary 2010: 50740
  • Total Employed 2006: 285
  • Total Employed 2007: 290
  • Total Employed 2008: 300
  • Total Employed 2009: 170
  • Total Employed 2010: 190

Fire-Prevention and Protection Engineers — Employment Trend

Fire-Prevention and Protection Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 65740
  • Median Salary 2007: 65450
  • Median Salary 2008: 69990
  • Median Salary 2009: 68490
  • Median Salary 2010: 74080
  • Total Employed 2006: 260
  • Total Employed 2007: 310
  • Total Employed 2008: 320
  • Total Employed 2009: 430
  • Total Employed 2010: 440

Alabama vs National Fire Science Employment

Alabama vs National Fire Science Employment

  • Employed in Alabama: 1.726% (6890)

Fire Science Schools in Alabama

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1. Athens State University

300 N Beaty St
Athens, AL 35611
(256) 233-8100

Athens State University offers one program in fire science. It is one of 41 public post-secondary institutions in Alabama. It is the second largest institution in the state of Alabama offering fire science.

2. Northwest Shoals Community College - Muscle Shoals

800 George Wallace Blvd
Muscle Shoals, AL 35661
(256) 331-5200

Northwest Shoals Community College-Muscle Shoals is 1.2 miles from the center of the city and this college offers one program in fire science. It is a public 2-year institution. In terms of enrollment, this community college ranks seventh in the state of Alabama.

3. Southern Union State Community College

750 Roberts St
Wadley, AL 36276
(256) 395-2211

Founded in 1993, Southern Union State Community College is a public 2-year institution. It is located in Wadley, Alabama, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This community college offers subjects such as EMT and health information. This college offers students 23 certificates and 21 associates level degrees. In 2010, 4,852 students sought degrees from the 29 programs at this community college. It is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges. It is one of 23 community colleges in Alabama.

4. Jefferson State Community College

2601 Carson Rd
Birmingham, AL 35215-3098
(205) 853-1200

Jefferson State Community College is near Birmingham, AL. It offers two fire science programs. Specifically, it offers one fire science certificate to students and one associate's level fire science degree. It is one of 23 community colleges in Alabama. This community college is the third oldest institution in the state of Alabama offering programs in fire science.

5. Shelton State Community College

9500 Old Greensboro Rd
Tuscaloosa, AL 35405-8522
(205) 391-2211

Founded in 1979, Shelton State Community College is a historically black, public, 2-year institution. This college, which is near the center of the city, is located in Tuscaloosa, AL. This college offers subjects including paramedicine, electrical technology, and technology. Students are offered 28 certificates and 16 degrees at the associates level by this college. 6,075 students sought degrees from the 37 programs at this mid-sized college in 2010. It is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges. This college is one of 23 community colleges in Alabama.

6. Central Alabama Community College

1675 Cherokee Rd
Alexander City, AL 35010
(256) 234-6346

Central Alabama Community College is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1989. It is located in Alexander City, Alabama, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This college offers students 21 certificates and 17 degrees at the associates level. 2,447 students pursued degrees from the 27 programs at this community college in 2010. It offers subjects such as beauty, drafting, and EMT. This public college is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges. This college is one of 23 community colleges in Alabama.

7. Chattahoochee Valley Community College

2602 College Drive
Phenix City, AL 36869
(334) 291-4900

Chattahoochee Valley Community College is located in the suburbs of Phenix City, Alabama. It offers two fire science programs. More specifically, students are offered one certificate in fire science by it and one degree at the associate's level in fire science. Overall, 1,731 students pursue degrees in 22 programs at this college. It is the largest institution in the state of Alabama offering fire science in terms of programs.

8. Community College of the Air Force

100 S Turner Blvd
Montgomery, AL 36114-0011
(334) 649-5000

Community College of the Air Force, which is 4.2 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Montgomery, AL and it offers one program in fire science. This college is one of 23 community colleges in Alabama. It ranks first in terms of enrollment in the state of Alabama.

9. Columbia Southern University

21982 University Lane
Orange Beach, AL 36561-9000
(251) 981-3771x1364

Columbia Southern University is in Orange Beach, Alabama, where students can enjoy a rural setting. CSU offers three programs in fire science. Of those, students are offered one certificate in fire science by this school, one associate's level degree in fire science, and one fire science degree at the bachelor's level. CSU is a for-profit 4-year institution. It is the tenth oldest institution in the state of Alabama offering fire science programs.

10. Lawson State Community College - Birmingham

3060 Wilson Rd SW
Birmingham, AL 35221-1717
(205) 925-2515

Lawson State Community College-Birmingham is near the heart of downtown and this college offers one program in fire science. Overall, 4,863 students seek degrees in 51 programs at this community college. This college is the oldest institution in the state of Alabama offering programs in fire science.

11. Jefferson Davis Community College

220 Alco Dr
Brewton, AL 36426
(251) 867-4832

Jefferson Davis Community College is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1963. It is in Brewton, AL. It offers subjects such as carpentry, beauty, and drafting. Students are offered 31 certificates and five degrees at the associates level by this college. 1,314 students pursued degrees from the 34 programs at this college in 2010. The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges accredits this college. This community college is one of 23 community colleges in Alabama.

12. John C Calhoun State Community College

6250 U S Highway 31 N
Tanner, AL 35671
(256) 306-2500

John C Calhoun State Community College is a public 2-year institution. It is in Tanner, Alabama, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It is the eighth biggest institution in the state of Alabama. This community college offers subjects such as allied health and business administration. This college offers 34 certificates and 29 associates level degrees to students. In 2010, 12,134 students sought degrees from the 51 programs at this college. This community college is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges. This community college is one of 23 community colleges in Alabama.

13. George C Wallace State Community College - Hanceville

801 Main St NW
Hanceville, AL 35077-2000
(256) 352-8000

George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1966. This college, which is very close to Hanceville, Alabama, is in a rural setting. It is the 15th largest institution in the state of Alabama. It offers 25 certificates and 35 associates level degrees to students. 6,371 students pursued degrees from the 49 programs at this community college in 2010. This community college offers subjects including legal assisting, business management, and medical assisting. It is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges. It is one of 23 community colleges in Alabama.