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Fire Science Schools in Georgia

There are 14 Georgia schools offering fire science programs. 214 students graduated with degrees from Georgia fire science schools in 2010. 175 of all these students graduated with certificates and 39 of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

192 students graduate from programs in Georgia in fire science, on average, each year. This accounts for 1% of students who schools in the United States graduate from fire science programs. Specifically, 175 students graduated with certificates in fire science and 39 with a degree at the associate's level.

14 fire science schools are in this state. Of these, 14 schools are public. Tuition at a public fire science school varies from $1,863 to $2,680.

Average tuition for programs in fire science is $2,284. The highest tuition for fire science programs, which is $2,680 per year, is at Georgia Perimeter College, while the lowest tuition in this southeastern state is at Central Georgia Technical College.

Georgia fire science schools offer certificates and associates degrees.

Fire Science Program Completions in Georgia 2006 - 2010

192 students graduate from programs in Georgia in fire science, on average, each year. This accounts for 1% of students who schools in the United States graduate from fire science programs. Specifically, 175 students graduated with certificates in fire science and 39 with a degree at the associate's level.

Fire Science Program Completions in Georgia 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 206
  • Certificate 2007: 129
  • Certificate 2008: 152
  • Certificate 2009: 179
  • Certificate 2010: 175
  • Associate 2006: 6
  • Associate 2007: 20
  • Associate 2008: 18
  • Associate 2009: 34
  • Associate 2010: 39

Fire Science Program Availability in Georgia

Georgia schools offer a total of 18 programs in fire science. Of these programs, around 61.1% are programs at the certificate level. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level.

Fire Science Program Availability in Georgia

  • Certificate: 11
  • Associate: 7

Municipal Fire Fighting and Prevention Supervisors — Salary by Percentile

Municipal Fire Fighting and Prevention Supervisors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 34460
  • 25th Percentile: 41700
  • Median: 50850
  • 75th Percentile: 62040
  • 90th Percentile: 73790

Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists — Salary by Percentile

Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 31060
  • 25th Percentile: 32920
  • Median: 36010
  • 75th Percentile: 41030
  • 90th Percentile: 46440

Fire Investigators — Salary by Percentile

Fire Investigators — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 33130
  • 25th Percentile: 39050
  • Median: 46550
  • 75th Percentile: 56840
  • 90th Percentile: 68450

Fire-Prevention and Protection Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Fire-Prevention and Protection Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 41900
  • 25th Percentile: 54530
  • Median: 67580
  • 75th Percentile: 88790
  • 90th Percentile: 111000

Municipal Firefighters — Salary by Percentile

Municipal Firefighters — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 20840
  • 25th Percentile: 26530
  • Median: 33670
  • 75th Percentile: 42640
  • 90th Percentile: 51570

Municipal Firefighters — Employment Trend

Municipal Firefighters — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 32970
  • Median Salary 2007: 33300
  • Median Salary 2008: 33100
  • Median Salary 2009: 33820
  • Median Salary 2010: 33670
  • Total Employed 2006: 8010
  • Total Employed 2007: 8000
  • Total Employed 2008: 8620
  • Total Employed 2009: 9610
  • Total Employed 2010: 9390

Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists — Employment Trend

Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 40200
  • Median Salary 2007: 35850
  • Median Salary 2008: 34960
  • Median Salary 2009: 36910
  • Median Salary 2010: 36010
  • Total Employed 2006: 110
  • Total Employed 2007: 120
  • Total Employed 2008: 110
  • Total Employed 2009: 105
  • Total Employed 2010: 100

Municipal Fire Fighting and Prevention Supervisors — Employment Trend

Municipal Fire Fighting and Prevention Supervisors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 56180
  • Median Salary 2007: 57210
  • Median Salary 2008: 57070
  • Median Salary 2009: 51960
  • Median Salary 2010: 50850
  • Total Employed 2006: 2230
  • Total Employed 2007: 2370
  • Total Employed 2008: 2360
  • Total Employed 2009: 2260
  • Total Employed 2010: 2190

Fire Investigators — Employment Trend

Fire Investigators — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 37400
  • Median Salary 2007: 37680
  • Median Salary 2008: 44460
  • Median Salary 2009: 46030
  • Median Salary 2010: 46550
  • Total Employed 2006: 520
  • Total Employed 2007: 500
  • Total Employed 2008: 370
  • Total Employed 2009: 330
  • Total Employed 2010: 280

Fire-Prevention and Protection Engineers — Employment Trend

Fire-Prevention and Protection Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 58090
  • Median Salary 2007: 59640
  • Median Salary 2008: 61690
  • Median Salary 2009: 62710
  • Median Salary 2010: 67580
  • Total Employed 2006: 860
  • Total Employed 2007: 760
  • Total Employed 2008: 700
  • Total Employed 2009: 720
  • Total Employed 2010: 830

Georgia vs National Fire Science Employment

Georgia vs National Fire Science Employment

  • Employed in Georgia: 3.204% (12790)

Fire Science Schools in Georgia

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1. Georgia Perimeter College

3251 Panthersville Rd
Decatur, GA 30034-3832
(678) 891-2300

Georgia Perimeter College is located in the suburbs of Decatur, Georgia and it offers one program in fire science. It is the only community college in Georgia. It is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Georgia offering programs in fire science.

2. Southern Crescent Technical College

501 Varsity Rd
Griffin, GA 30223-2042
(770) 228-7348

Southern Crescent Technical College is in the suburbs of Griffin, Georgia and it offers one fire science program. It is a public 2-year institution. This public school is the tenth oldest institution in the state of Georgia offering programs in fire science.

3. Chattahoochee Technical College

980 S Cobb Drive Dr SE
Marietta, GA 30060-3300
(770) 528-4545

Chattahoochee Technical College is in the suburbs of Marietta, Georgia and this school offers one program in fire science. This school is one of 30 technical colleges in Georgia. In terms of enrollment, it ranks second in the state of Georgia.

4. Augusta Technical College

3200 Augusta Tech Drive
Augusta, GA 30906
(706) 771-4000

Augusta Technical College is 4.3 miles from the center of the city. This school offers two fire science programs. Out of those, this technical college offers one certificate in fire science to students and one associate's level fire science degree. 4,864 students seek degrees in 70 Augusta Technical College programs, overall. It ranks ninth in terms of enrollment in the state of Georgia.

5. Georgia Northwestern Technical College

One Maurice Culberson Drive
Rome, GA 30161
(706) 295-6963

Georgia Northwestern Technical College, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Rome, GA. It offers two programs in fire science. Specifically, it offers one fire science certificate to students and one degree at the associate's level in fire science. 6,697 students seek degrees in 90 Georgia Northwestern Technical College programs, overall. In terms of enrollment, it ranks fifth in the state of Georgia.

6. North Georgia Technical College

1500 Georgia Hwy 197 N
Clarkesville, GA 30523
(706) 754-7700

North Georgia Technical College, which is very close to Clarkesville, Georgia, is in a rural area and it offers one program in fire science. 2,810 students pursue degrees in 62 North Georgia Technical College programs, overall. This technical college is the oldest institution in the state of Georgia offering programs in fire science.

7. Dekalb Technical College

495 N Indian Creek Dr
Clarkston, GA 30021-2397
(404) 297-9522x1127

Dekalb Technical College offers one program in fire science and it is located in the suburbs of Clarkston, Georgia. It is one of 30 technical colleges in Georgia. In terms of programs, this school is the third largest institution in the state of Georgia offering fire science.

8. Ogeechee Technical College

One Joe Kennedy Blvd
Statesboro, GA 30458
(912) 681-5500

Ogeechee Technical College is in Statesboro, Georgia, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and this school offers one fire science program. This technical college is a public 2-year institution. It is the sixth oldest institution in the state of Georgia offering fire science programs.

9. Wiregrass Georgia Technical College

4089 Val Tech Rd
Valdosta, GA 31602
(229) 333-2100

Wiregrass Georgia Technical College is located in the suburbs of Valdosta, Georgia and it offers one program in fire science. Overall, 5,408 students pursue degrees in 69 Wiregrass Georgia Technical College programs. It is the ninth oldest institution in the state of Georgia offering fire science programs.

10. Central Georgia Technical College

3300 Macon Tech Dr
Macon, GA 31206
(478) 757-3400

Central Georgia Technical College, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Macon, GA and it offers one program in fire science. Overall, 7,903 students pursue degrees in 99 Central Georgia Technical College programs. It is the third largest institution in the state of Georgia offering fire science in terms of programs.

11. Reinhardt University

7300 Reinhardt Circle
Waleska, GA 30183-2981
(770) 720-5600

Founded in 1883, Reinhardt University is a 4-year institution. It is located in Waleska, Georgia, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This school offers subjects such as early childhood education and psychology. This school offers one certificate, nine degrees at the associates level, 26 degrees at the bachelors level, and four masters level degrees to students. 1,219 students pursued degrees from the 32 programs at this school in 2010. The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges accredits Reinhardt. It is one of 16 liberal arts colleges in Georgia.

12. Moultrie Technical College

800 Veterans Parkway North
Moultrie, GA 31788
(229) 891-7000

Moultrie Technical College offers one program in fire science and this school, which is very close to Moultrie, Georgia, is located in a rural setting. 2,569 students seek degrees in 52 programs at this public school, overall. In terms of programs, it is the sixth biggest institution in the state of Georgia offering fire science.

13. Lanier Technical College

2990 Landrum Education Dr
Oakwood, GA 30566
(770) 531-6300

Lanier Technical College is located in the suburbs of Oakwood, Georgia. It offers two programs in fire science. Out of those, it offers students one certificate in fire science and one associate's level degree in fire science. 4,432 students seek degrees in 80 Lanier Technical College programs, overall. In terms of programs, it is the third biggest institution in the state of Georgia offering fire science.

14. Atlanta Technical College

1560 Metropolitan Pky SW
Atlanta, GA 30310-4446
(404) 225-4601

Atlanta Technical College is near the heart of downtown and it offers one program in fire science. 5,055 students pursue degrees in 65 programs at this school, overall. In terms of enrollment, this school ranks sixth in the state of Georgia.

15. West Georgia Technical College

176 Murphy Campus Blvd.
Waco, GA 30182
(770) 537-6000

West Georgia Technical College is located in Waco, Georgia, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This school offers two fire science programs. Of those, students are offered one fire science certificate by it and one fire science degree at the associate's level. It is a public 2-year institution. This school is the third biggest institution in the state of Georgia offering fire science.