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Fire Science Schools in Connecticut

There are five Connecticut schools offering fire science programs. In 2010, 94 students graduated with degrees from Connecticut fire science schools. 57 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 19 of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

On average, 90 students graduate from programs in this state in fire science per year. Of those, 14 students graduated with certificates in fire science, 19 with a degree at the associate's level, 57 with a bachelor's level degree, and four with a degree at the master's level.

Five fire science schools are in this state. Of these, while four schools are public, one school is private. Tuition at a private fire science school is $30,750.

Average tuition for fire science programs is $30,750.

Fire science schools in this state offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, and masters degrees.

Fire Science Program Completions in Connecticut 2006 - 2010

On average, 90 students graduate from programs in this state in fire science per year. Of those, 14 students graduated with certificates in fire science, 19 with a degree at the associate's level, 57 with a bachelor's level degree, and four with a degree at the master's level.

Fire Science Program Completions in Connecticut 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 17
  • Certificate 2007: 11
  • Certificate 2008: 4
  • Certificate 2009: 8
  • Certificate 2010: 14
  • Associate 2006: 11
  • Associate 2007: 15
  • Associate 2008: 10
  • Associate 2009: 19
  • Associate 2010: 19
  • Bachelor 2006: 46
  • Bachelor 2007: 49
  • Bachelor 2008: 66
  • Bachelor 2009: 78
  • Bachelor 2010: 57
  • Master 2006: 3
  • Master 2007: 8
  • Master 2008: 7
  • Master 2009: 6
  • Master 2010: 4

Fire Science Program Availability in Connecticut

Connecticut schools offer a total of ten programs in fire science. Of these programs, close to 50% are associate's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the bachelors level and the masters level.

Fire Science Program Availability in Connecticut

  • Certificate: 2
  • Associate: 5
  • Bachelor: 2
  • Master: 1

Municipal Fire Fighting and Prevention Supervisors — Salary by Percentile

Municipal Fire Fighting and Prevention Supervisors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 47150
  • 25th Percentile: 59390
  • Median: 71790
  • 75th Percentile: 85550
  • 90th Percentile: 95080

Municipal Firefighters — Salary by Percentile

Municipal Firefighters — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 37300
  • 25th Percentile: 48130
  • Median: 57390
  • 75th Percentile: 66920
  • 90th Percentile: 72930

Fire Investigators — Salary by Percentile

Fire Investigators — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 21580
  • 25th Percentile: 27600
  • Median: 47590
  • 75th Percentile: 67850
  • 90th Percentile: 79790

Fire-Prevention and Protection Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Fire-Prevention and Protection Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 53570
  • 25th Percentile: 72010
  • Median: 86110
  • 75th Percentile: 111120
  • 90th Percentile: 142630

Municipal Fire Fighting and Prevention Supervisors — Employment Trend

Municipal Fire Fighting and Prevention Supervisors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 69290
  • Median Salary 2007: 71910
  • Median Salary 2008: 73940
  • Median Salary 2009: 71220
  • Median Salary 2010: 71790
  • Total Employed 2006: 950
  • Total Employed 2007: 930
  • Total Employed 2008: 950
  • Total Employed 2009: 860
  • Total Employed 2010: 860

Municipal Firefighters — Employment Trend

Municipal Firefighters — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 47720
  • Median Salary 2007: 51480
  • Median Salary 2008: 53180
  • Median Salary 2009: 56610
  • Median Salary 2010: 57390
  • Total Employed 2006: 3210
  • Total Employed 2007: 2850
  • Total Employed 2008: 2960
  • Total Employed 2009: 3560
  • Total Employed 2010: 3510

Fire Investigators — Employment Trend

Fire Investigators — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 53720
  • Median Salary 2007: 57040
  • Median Salary 2008: 57940
  • Median Salary 2009: 53900
  • Median Salary 2010: 47590
  • Total Employed 2006: 300
  • Total Employed 2007: 290
  • Total Employed 2008: 290
  • Total Employed 2009: 300
  • Total Employed 2010: 360

Fire-Prevention and Protection Engineers — Employment Trend

Fire-Prevention and Protection Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 68490
  • Median Salary 2007: 72680
  • Median Salary 2008: 80590
  • Median Salary 2009: 85040
  • Median Salary 2010: 86110
  • Total Employed 2006: 280
  • Total Employed 2007: 250
  • Total Employed 2008: 270
  • Total Employed 2009: 260
  • Total Employed 2010: 260

Connecticut vs National Fire Science Employment

Connecticut vs National Fire Science Employment

  • Employed in Connecticut: 1.250% (4990)

Fire Science Schools in Connecticut

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1. Capital Community College

950 Main Street
Hartford, CT 6103
(860) 906-5000

Capital Community College offers one program in fire science and this college, which is 0.7 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Hartford, CT. This college is a public 2-year institution. In terms of programs, it is the largest institution in the state of Connecticut offering fire science.

2. Norwalk Community College

188 Richards Avenue
Norwalk, CT 6854
(203) 857-7060

Norwalk Community College is near the center of the city and this college offers one program in fire science. Overall, 6,740 students pursue degrees in 53 programs at this community college. This college is the third biggest institution in the state of Connecticut offering fire science.

3. The University of New Haven

300 Boston Post Road
West Haven, CT 6516
(203) 932-7000

The University of New Haven offers six fire science programs. Specifically, UNH offers two fire science certificates to students, one associate's level degree in fire science, two fire science degrees at the bachelor's level, and one degree at the master's level in fire science. It is located in the suburbs of West Haven, Connecticut. It is the biggest institution in the state of Connecticut offering fire science in terms of programs.

4. Naugatuck Valley Community College

750 Chase Parkway
Waterbury, CT 06708-3089
(203) 575-8040

Naugatuck Valley Community College offers one program in fire science and it is located in the suburbs of Waterbury, Connecticut. This college is a public 2-year institution. This college is the second biggest institution in the state of Connecticut offering fire science.

5. Gateway Community College

60 Sargent Dr
New Haven, CT 6511
(203) 285-2000

Gateway Community College is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1992. This college, which is near the center of the city, is located in New Haven, CT. It is the 11th biggest institution in the state of Connecticut. It offers subjects such as education and nursing. It offers students 30 certificates and 36 associates level degrees. 7,328 students sought degrees from the 48 programs at this college in 2010. The New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education accredits it. This community college is one of 13 community colleges in Connecticut.

6. Three Rivers Community College

574 New London Turnpike
Norwich, CT 6360
(860) 886-0177

Three Rivers Community College offers one program in fire science and this college, which is 1.8 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Norwich, CT. This mid-sized college is one of 13 community colleges in Connecticut. It is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Connecticut offering fire science programs.