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Fire Science Schools in Modesto, California

There are five schools around Modesto, CA offering fire science programs. In 2010, 119 students graduated from programs at Modesto fire science schools. 80 of all these students graduated with associates degrees and 39 of all these students graduated with certificates.

Overview

102 students graduate from fire science programs in Modesto, on average, per year. This accounts for 4% of students who California schools graduate from fire science programs. More specifically, 39 students graduated with fire science certificates and 80 with an associate's level degree.

Five fire science schools are in Modesto. And out of these, five schools are public. Tuition at a public fire science school varies from $624 to $754.

Average tuition for fire science programs is $667. The highest tuition for fire science programs, which is $754 per year, is at Las Positas College, while the lowest tuition in Modesto is at Merced College.

Modesto schools offer certificates and associates degrees in fire science.

Fire Science Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Modesto, California

102 students graduate from fire science programs in Modesto, on average, per year. This accounts for 4% of students who California schools graduate from fire science programs. More specifically, 39 students graduated with fire science certificates and 80 with an associate's level degree.

Fire Science Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Modesto, California

  • Certificate 2006: 50
  • Certificate 2007: 47
  • Certificate 2008: 36
  • Certificate 2009: 26
  • Certificate 2010: 39
  • Associate 2006: 62
  • Associate 2007: 53
  • Associate 2008: 49
  • Associate 2009: 53
  • Associate 2010: 80

Fire Science Program Availability in Modesto, California

Modesto schools offer a total of ten programs in fire science. Of these programs, around 50% are certificate level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level.

Fire Science Program Availability in Modesto, California

  • Certificate: 5
  • Associate: 5

Career Trends

Municipal Firefighters — Salary by Percentile

Municipal Firefighters — Salary by Percentile

Municipal Firefighters — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 41000
  • 25th Percentile: 52430
  • Median: 62570
  • 75th Percentile: 76720
  • 90th Percentile: 87760

Career Trends

Municipal Firefighters — Employment Trend

Municipal Firefighters — Employment Trend

Municipal Firefighters — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 44695
  • Median Salary 2007: 46845
  • Median Salary 2008: 48030
  • Median Salary 2009: 49120
  • Median Salary 2010: 62570
  • Total Employed 2006: 435
  • Total Employed 2007: 445
  • Total Employed 2008: 460
  • Total Employed 2009: 520
  • Total Employed 2010: 240

Modesto vs California Fire Science Employment

Modesto vs California Fire Science Employment

  • Employed in Modesto: 0.573% (240)

Fire Science Schools in Modesto, California

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1. Modesto Junior College

435 College Ave
Modesto, CA 95350-5800
(209) 575-6550

Modesto Junior College, which is just 4.8 miles from neighboring Ceres, is 1.1 miles from Modesto, CA. It offers two fire science programs. Specifically, students are offered one fire science certificate by this school and one fire science degree at the associate's level. It ranks first in terms of enrollment in Modesto.