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Fire Science Schools in Louisiana

There are three schools in the state of Louisiana offering fire science programs. 60 students graduated with degrees from Louisiana fire science schools in 2010. 44 of all these students graduated with associates degrees and 16 students graduated with certificates.

Overview

59 students graduate from fire science programs in this state, on average, each year. Out of those, 16 students graduated with certificates in fire science and 44 with an associate's level degree.

Three fire science schools are located in this state. Of these, three schools are public. Public fire science school tuition varies from $2,488 to $2,955.

Average tuition for fire science programs is $2,820.

Louisiana fire science schools offer certificates and associates degrees.

Fire Science Program Completions in Louisiana 2006 - 2010

59 students graduate from fire science programs in this state, on average, each year. Out of those, 16 students graduated with certificates in fire science and 44 with an associate's level degree.

Fire Science Program Completions in Louisiana 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 2
  • Certificate 2007: 3
  • Certificate 2008: 13
  • Certificate 2009: 19
  • Certificate 2010: 16
  • Associate 2006: 18
  • Associate 2007: 18
  • Associate 2008: 45
  • Associate 2009: 49
  • Associate 2010: 44

Fire Science Program Availability in Louisiana

Schools in this state offer a total of seven fire science programs. Of these programs, approximately 71.4% are programs at the certificate level. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level.

Fire Science Program Availability in Louisiana

  • Certificate: 5
  • Associate: 2

Municipal Fire Fighting and Prevention Supervisors — Salary by Percentile

Municipal Fire Fighting and Prevention Supervisors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 34040
  • 25th Percentile: 42640
  • Median: 51580
  • 75th Percentile: 63360
  • 90th Percentile: 73000

Municipal Firefighters — Salary by Percentile

Municipal Firefighters — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 19810
  • 25th Percentile: 23270
  • Median: 29260
  • 75th Percentile: 39890
  • 90th Percentile: 50210

Fire Investigators — Salary by Percentile

Fire Investigators — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 35140
  • 25th Percentile: 40650
  • Median: 46500
  • 75th Percentile: 56020
  • 90th Percentile: 70100

Fire-Prevention and Protection Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Fire-Prevention and Protection Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 34690
  • 25th Percentile: 41280
  • Median: 55700
  • 75th Percentile: 72460
  • 90th Percentile: 92090

Municipal Fire Fighting and Prevention Supervisors — Employment Trend

Municipal Fire Fighting and Prevention Supervisors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 45150
  • Median Salary 2007: 44240
  • Median Salary 2008: 45650
  • Median Salary 2009: 47260
  • Median Salary 2010: 51580
  • Total Employed 2006: 1140
  • Total Employed 2007: 1520
  • Total Employed 2008: 1570
  • Total Employed 2009: 1710
  • Total Employed 2010: 1450

Municipal Firefighters — Employment Trend

Municipal Firefighters — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 24980
  • Median Salary 2007: 27270
  • Median Salary 2008: 28300
  • Median Salary 2009: 29080
  • Median Salary 2010: 29260
  • Total Employed 2006: 4330
  • Total Employed 2007: 3930
  • Total Employed 2008: 3960
  • Total Employed 2009: 4330
  • Total Employed 2010: 4700

Fire Investigators — Employment Trend

Fire Investigators — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 33730
  • Median Salary 2007: 39280
  • Median Salary 2008: 41300
  • Median Salary 2009: 44710
  • Median Salary 2010: 46500
  • Total Employed 2006: 290
  • Total Employed 2007: 200
  • Total Employed 2008: 200
  • Total Employed 2009: 160
  • Total Employed 2010: 260

Fire-Prevention and Protection Engineers — Employment Trend

Fire-Prevention and Protection Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 59230
  • Median Salary 2007: 63000
  • Median Salary 2008: 54570
  • Median Salary 2009: 56360
  • Median Salary 2010: 55700
  • Total Employed 2006: 590
  • Total Employed 2007: 540
  • Total Employed 2008: 660
  • Total Employed 2009: 740
  • Total Employed 2010: 700

Louisiana vs National Fire Science Employment

Louisiana vs National Fire Science Employment

  • Employed in Louisiana: 1.781% (7110)

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1. Southern University at Shreveport

3050 Martin Luther King Dr
Shreveport, LA 71107
(318) 670-6000

Southern University at Shreveport, which is only a few miles from Shreveport, is in a rural area and it offers one program in fire science. It is a historically black, public, 2-year institution. In terms of enrollment, this medium-sized school ranks fifth in the state of Louisiana.

2. Louisiana State University - Eunice

2048 Johnson Hwy
Eunice, LA 70535
(337) 457-7311

Louisiana State University-Eunice is located in Eunice, Louisiana, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This college offers four programs in fire science. Of those, it offers students three certificates in fire science and one associate's level degree in fire science. Overall, 3,431 students seek degrees in 24 programs at this college. It is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Louisiana offering programs in fire science.

3. Delgado Community College

615 City Park Ave
New Orleans, LA 70119
(504) 361-6410

Delgado Community College, which is 3.0 miles from the heart of downtown, is in New Orleans, LA. It offers two programs in fire science. Out of those, it offers one certificate in fire science to students and one associate's level fire science degree. This college is a public 2-year institution. It is the oldest institution in the state of Louisiana offering fire science programs.