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Fire Science Schools in Kentucky

There are 11 schools in the state of Kentucky offering fire science programs. 105 students graduated from programs at Kentucky fire science schools in 2010. 47 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 34 of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

On average, 98 students graduate from programs in Kentucky in fire science every year. More specifically, 24 students graduated with fire science certificates, 34 with an associate's level degree, and 47 with a degree at the bachelor's level.

11 fire science schools are in Kentucky. Out of these, 11 schools are public. Tuition at a public fire science school is $7,084.

Average tuition for fire science programs is $7,084.

Kentucky schools offer certificates, associates degrees, and bachelors degrees for students pursing fire science. No undergraduate level students in fire science sought degrees at the masters level in 2010.

Fire Science Program Completions in Kentucky 2006 - 2010

On average, 98 students graduate from programs in Kentucky in fire science every year. More specifically, 24 students graduated with fire science certificates, 34 with an associate's level degree, and 47 with a degree at the bachelor's level.

Fire Science Program Completions in Kentucky 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 9
  • Certificate 2007: 1
  • Certificate 2008: 16
  • Certificate 2009: 27
  • Certificate 2010: 24
  • Associate 2006: 19
  • Associate 2007: 17
  • Associate 2008: 20
  • Associate 2009: 18
  • Associate 2010: 34
  • Bachelor 2006: 46
  • Bachelor 2007: 44
  • Bachelor 2008: 55
  • Bachelor 2009: 37
  • Bachelor 2010: 47

Fire Science Program Availability in Kentucky

Schools in Kentucky offer a total of 18 fire science programs. Of these programs, approximately 55.6% are programs at the associate's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the bachelors level.

Fire Science Program Availability in Kentucky

  • Certificate: 7
  • Associate: 10
  • Bachelor: 1

Municipal Fire Fighting and Prevention Supervisors — Salary by Percentile

Municipal Fire Fighting and Prevention Supervisors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 28240
  • 25th Percentile: 37550
  • Median: 54960
  • 75th Percentile: 64430
  • 90th Percentile: 76700

Municipal Firefighters — Salary by Percentile

Municipal Firefighters — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 19220
  • 25th Percentile: 25930
  • Median: 33190
  • 75th Percentile: 43490
  • 90th Percentile: 49210

Fire Investigators — Salary by Percentile

Fire Investigators — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 28720
  • 25th Percentile: 34950
  • Median: 41900
  • 75th Percentile: 48170
  • 90th Percentile: 57370

Fire-Prevention and Protection Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Fire-Prevention and Protection Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 41470
  • 25th Percentile: 52850
  • Median: 66450
  • 75th Percentile: 82550
  • 90th Percentile: 94270

Municipal Fire Fighting and Prevention Supervisors — Employment Trend

Municipal Fire Fighting and Prevention Supervisors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 46620
  • Median Salary 2007: 48570
  • Median Salary 2008: 49280
  • Median Salary 2009: 53700
  • Median Salary 2010: 54960
  • Total Employed 2006: 990
  • Total Employed 2007: 900
  • Total Employed 2008: 960
  • Total Employed 2009: 780
  • Total Employed 2010: 690

Municipal Firefighters — Employment Trend

Municipal Firefighters — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 29730
  • Median Salary 2007: 30090
  • Median Salary 2008: 29600
  • Median Salary 2009: 32580
  • Median Salary 2010: 33190
  • Total Employed 2006: 3920
  • Total Employed 2007: 3920
  • Total Employed 2008: 4090
  • Total Employed 2009: 3540
  • Total Employed 2010: 3250

Fire Investigators — Employment Trend

Fire Investigators — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 42360
  • Median Salary 2007: 44440
  • Median Salary 2008: 45660
  • Median Salary 2009: 41370
  • Median Salary 2010: 41900
  • Total Employed 2006: 250
  • Total Employed 2007: 190
  • Total Employed 2008: 180
  • Total Employed 2009: 130
  • Total Employed 2010: 130

Fire-Prevention and Protection Engineers — Employment Trend

Fire-Prevention and Protection Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 57830
  • Median Salary 2007: 62220
  • Median Salary 2008: 63750
  • Median Salary 2009: 64370
  • Median Salary 2010: 66450
  • Total Employed 2006: 420
  • Total Employed 2007: 420
  • Total Employed 2008: 340
  • Total Employed 2009: 360
  • Total Employed 2010: 300

Kentucky vs National Fire Science Employment

Kentucky vs National Fire Science Employment

  • Employed in Kentucky: 1.095% (4370)

Fire Science Schools in Kentucky

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1. Ashland Community and Technical College

1400 College Drive
Ashland, KY 41101-3683
(606) 326-2000

Ashland Community and Technical College is 1.0 miles from the heart of downtown and it offers one fire science program. Overall, 4,688 students pursue degrees in 30 programs at this school. It is the largest institution in the state of Kentucky offering fire science in terms of programs.

2. Hazard Community and Technical College

One Community College Drive
Hazard, KY 41701-2402
(606) 487-3503

Hazard Community and Technical College offers two fire science programs. More specifically, it offers one certificate in fire science to students and one fire science degree at the associate's level. It is located in Hazard, Kentucky, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This school is a public 2-year institution. It is the third oldest institution in the state of Kentucky offering fire science programs.

3. Elizabethtown Community and Technical College

600 College Street Rd
Elizabethtown, KY 42701-3081
(270) 769-2371

Elizabethtown Community and Technical College is near the center of the city. This school 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. This school is a public 2-year institution. In terms of programs, this technical college is the biggest institution in the state of Kentucky offering fire science.

4. Gateway Community and Technical College

500 Technology Way
Florence, KY 41042
(859) 441-4500

Gateway Community and Technical College offers one program in fire science and it is in the suburbs of Florence, Kentucky. It is one of 14 technical colleges in Kentucky. It is the fifth largest institution in the state of Kentucky offering fire science in terms of programs.

5. Madisonville Community College

2000 College Drive
Madisonville, KY 42431-9199
(270) 821-2250

Madisonville Community College offers two programs in fire science. More specifically, this college offers students one certificate in fire science and one associate's level fire science degree. 4,863 students seek degrees in 37 programs at this community college, overall. It is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Kentucky offering programs in fire science.

6. Bluegrass Community and Technical College

470 Cooper Drive
Lexington, KY 40506
(859) 246-6200

Bluegrass Community and Technical College, which is near the center of the city, is located in Lexington, KY and it offers one program in fire science. This technical college is a public 2-year institution. It is the eighth oldest institution in the state of Kentucky offering fire science programs.

7. Owensboro Community and Technical College

4800 New Hartford Rd
Owensboro, KY 42303
(270) 686-4400

Owensboro Community and Technical College offers two fire science programs. Out of those, it offers students one certificate in fire science and one fire science degree at the associate's level. It is near the center of the city. 7,055 students pursue degrees in 39 Owensboro Community and Technical College programs, overall. In terms of programs, this school is the fifth biggest institution in the state of Kentucky offering fire science.

8. Big Sandy Community and Technical College

One Bert Combs Dr
Prestonsburg, KY 41653
(606) 886-3863x0

Big Sandy Community and Technical College is in town of Prestonsburg, Kentucky and it offers one fire science program. Overall, 5,360 students seek degrees in 37 Big Sandy Community and Technical College programs. It is the tenth oldest institution in the state of Kentucky offering fire science programs.

9. Somerset Community College

808 Monticello Street
Somerset, KY 42501-2973
(877) 629-9722

Somerset Community College offers two fire science programs. Out of those, it offers students one certificate in fire science and one associate's level fire science degree. Overall, 9,247 students pursue degrees in 43 Somerset Community College programs. In terms of programs, it is the sixth biggest institution in the state of Kentucky offering fire science.

10. Eastern Kentucky University

521 Lancaster Ave
Richmond, KY 40475-3102
(859) 622-1000

Eastern Kentucky University is located in Richmond, KY. It offers two fire science programs. Specifically, students are offered one certificate in fire science by this school and one fire science degree at the bachelor's level. It is a public 4-year institution. In terms of enrollment, this school ranks first in the state of Kentucky.

11. Jefferson Community and Technical College

109 E Broadway
Louisville, KY 40202-2005
(502) 213-4000

Jefferson Community and Technical College 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. This technical college, which is 0.6 miles from the center of the city, is in Louisville, KY. Overall, 15,258 students seek degrees in 67 programs at this technical college. In terms of programs, it is the third largest institution in the state of Kentucky offering fire science.