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A Major in Fire and Safety Engineering Technology

Description of Major

This major educates students about fire administration, protection, prevention organization and management, structure and systems design, and political and legal foundations.

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Employment Opportunities 

Graduates are prepared for a wide range of positions in fire management, fire insurance, fire protection engineering or industrial safety. A variety of jobs are available for fire and safety engineering technology graduates, including:

Environmental and Safety Officer  Expert in Fire Protection for Safety and Buildings
Fire and Building Code Enforcement Officers  Fire Chief 
Fire Investigator Fire Protection Consultants 
Fire Protection Engineers Fire Risk Manager
Fire Sprinkler Designers  Firefighter
Loss Control Supervisor  OSHA Compliance Manager 
Paramedic Safety Engineer
Safety Manager  


Some positions listed may require education or training beyond an undergraduate degree. 

Additional Links             


National Association of Fire Investigators

National Association of State Fire Marshalls

Residential Fire Safety Institute 

American Fire Sprinkler Association 

UC College of Applied Science