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Fire Science Schools in Iowa

There are five Iowa schools offering fire science programs. 43 students graduated from programs at Iowa fire science schools in 2010. 36 of all these students graduated with associates degrees and seven of all these students graduated with certificates.

Overview

On average, 43 students graduate from fire science programs in Iowa each year. Specifically, seven students graduated with fire science certificates and 36 with an associate's level degree.

Five fire science schools are located in this state. Out of these, five schools are public. Public fire science school tuition varies from $3,204 to $4,800.

Average tuition for fire science programs is $3,770. While the lowest tuition in this state is at Des Moines Area Community College, the highest tuition for fire science programs, which is $4,800 per year, is at Northeast Iowa Community College-Calmar.

Iowa fire science schools offer certificates and associates degrees.

Fire Science Program Completions in Iowa 2006 - 2010

On average, 43 students graduate from fire science programs in Iowa each year. Specifically, seven students graduated with fire science certificates and 36 with an associate's level degree.

Fire Science Program Completions in Iowa 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 7
  • Certificate 2007: 11
  • Certificate 2008: 4
  • Certificate 2009: 8
  • Certificate 2010: 7
  • Associate 2006: 29
  • Associate 2007: 31
  • Associate 2008: 40
  • Associate 2009: 54
  • Associate 2010: 36

Fire Science Program Availability in Iowa

Schools in this state offer a total of 11 programs in fire science. Of these programs, close to 63.6% are programs at the associate's level. The remaining programs are certificates.

Fire Science Program Availability in Iowa

  • Certificate: 4
  • Associate: 7

Municipal Fire Fighting and Prevention Supervisors — Salary by Percentile

Municipal Fire Fighting and Prevention Supervisors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 38600
  • 25th Percentile: 46460
  • Median: 56340
  • 75th Percentile: 69270
  • 90th Percentile: 86340

Municipal Firefighters — Salary by Percentile

Municipal Firefighters — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 17940
  • 25th Percentile: 24630
  • Median: 36990
  • 75th Percentile: 46230
  • 90th Percentile: 53150

Fire Investigators — Salary by Percentile

Fire Investigators — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 40520
  • 25th Percentile: 53330
  • Median: 63770
  • 75th Percentile: 80110
  • 90th Percentile: 89090

Fire-Prevention and Protection Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Fire-Prevention and Protection Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 45430
  • 25th Percentile: 51220
  • Median: 67770
  • 75th Percentile: 83330
  • 90th Percentile: 96690

Municipal Fire Fighting and Prevention Supervisors — Employment Trend

Municipal Fire Fighting and Prevention Supervisors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 46190
  • Median Salary 2007: 55680
  • Median Salary 2008: 55280
  • Median Salary 2009: 56120
  • Median Salary 2010: 56340
  • Total Employed 2006: 280
  • Total Employed 2007: 170
  • Total Employed 2008: 280
  • Total Employed 2009: 340
  • Total Employed 2010: 420

Municipal Firefighters — Employment Trend

Municipal Firefighters — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 32910
  • Median Salary 2007: 34180
  • Median Salary 2008: 36480
  • Median Salary 2009: 37540
  • Median Salary 2010: 36990
  • Total Employed 2006: 1660
  • Total Employed 2007: 1630
  • Total Employed 2008: 1470
  • Total Employed 2009: 1670
  • Total Employed 2010: 1830

Fire Investigators — Employment Trend

Fire Investigators — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 56760
  • Median Salary 2007: 57250
  • Median Salary 2008: 55210
  • Median Salary 2009: 63850
  • Median Salary 2010: 63770
  • Total Employed 2006: 70
  • Total Employed 2007: 70
  • Total Employed 2008: 50
  • Total Employed 2009: 80
  • Total Employed 2010: 70

Fire-Prevention and Protection Engineers — Employment Trend

Fire-Prevention and Protection Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 62890
  • Median Salary 2007: 67200
  • Median Salary 2008: 62800
  • Median Salary 2009: 63710
  • Median Salary 2010: 67770
  • Total Employed 2006: 80
  • Total Employed 2007: 90
  • Total Employed 2008: 160
  • Total Employed 2009: 240
  • Total Employed 2010: 210

Iowa vs National Fire Science Employment

Iowa vs National Fire Science Employment

  • Employed in Iowa: 0.634% (2530)

Fire Science Schools in Iowa

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1. Ellsworth Community College

1100 College Ave
Iowa Falls, IA 50126
(800) 322-9235

Founded in 1890, Ellsworth Community College is a public 2-year institution. This college is in Iowa Falls, IA. This community college offers students 15 certificates and 15 degrees at the associates level. 1,078 students pursued degrees from the 22 programs at this small college in 2010. It offers subjects such as science, electrical technology, and healthcare. It is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. This college is one of 16 community colleges in Iowa.

2. North Iowa Area Community College

500 College Dr
Mason City, IA 50401
(641) 423-1264

Founded in 1918, North Iowa Area Community College is a public 2-year institution. This college, which is very close to Mason City, Iowa, is in a rural setting. It offers 27 certificates and 28 degrees at the associates level to students. In 2010, 3,744 students sought degrees from the 38 programs at this community college. It offers subjects such as education and forensic nursing. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits this college. It is one of 16 community colleges in Iowa.

3. Northeast Iowa Community College - Calmar

1625 Hwy 150
Calmar, IA 52132-0400
(563) 562-3263

Northeast Iowa Community College-Calmar offers one program in fire science and this college is in Calmar, Iowa, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This community college is one of 16 community colleges in Iowa. It is the eighth oldest institution in the state of Iowa offering programs in fire science.

4. Western Iowa Tech Community College

4647 Stone Ave
Sioux City, IA 51102-5199
(712) 274-6400

Western Iowa Tech Community College, which is 3.1 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Sioux City, IA. It offers two programs in fire science. Of those, students are offered one fire science certificate by this community college and one degree at the associate's level in fire science. Overall, 6,421 students seek degrees in 80 programs at this community college. It is the seventh largest institution in the state of Iowa offering fire science.

5. The Eastern Iowa Community College District

306 W River Dr
Davenport, IA 52801-1221
(563) 336-3300

Founded in 1965, the Eastern Iowa Community College District is a public 2-year institution. This college is in the center of Davenport. This community college is the eighth biggest institution in the state of Iowa. This community college offers subjects such as paramedicine and liberal arts. Students are offered 27 certificates and 46 associates level degrees by it. 9,365 students pursued degrees from the 50 programs at this community college in 2010. It is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. It is one of 16 community colleges in Iowa.

6. Kirkwood Community College

6301 Kirkwood Blvd SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52406-2068
(319) 398-5411

Kirkwood Community College, which is 4.2 miles from the center of the city, is located in Cedar Rapids, IA. It offers four programs in fire science. Of those, students are offered two certificates in fire science by it and two fire science degrees at the associate's level. This college is a public 2-year institution. This public college is the ninth oldest institution in the state of Iowa offering fire science programs.

7. Des Moines Area Community College

2006 Ankeny Blvd
Ankeny, IA 50023-3993
(515) 964-6241

Des Moines Area Community College offers two fire science programs. Of those, it offers one fire science certificate to students and one degree at the associate's level in fire science. This college is in the suburbs of Ankeny, Iowa. Overall, 24,658 students pursue degrees in 98 programs at this community college. In terms of programs, it is the second biggest institution in the state of Iowa offering fire science.

8. Iowa Central Community College

One Triton Circle
Fort Dodge, IA 50501
(515) 576-7201

Iowa Central Community College is in town of Fort Dodge, Iowa and this college offers one fire science program. Overall, 6,204 students seek degrees in 49 programs at this college. This college is the eighth biggest institution in the state of Iowa offering fire science.