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Fire Protection Technology


This program prepares students to meet the unique demands of the profession through education and training on national standards from the National Fire Protection Association and the National Fire Academy. Designed to correlate classroom, laboratory and field experience in public and private sector fire organizations, this program provides a diverse yet relevant variety of courses. In this program, students will determine fire protection methods and design or recommend materials or equipment such as structural components or fire-detection equipment to assist organizations in safeguarding life and property against fire, explosion, and related hazards.

From the installation of fire protection equipment to the design of alarm and sprinkler systems, the Fire Protection Technology program at Montgomery College provides students a wide range of exciting opportunities. Developed in conjunction with the National Fire Academy of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the program covers the various aspects of the profession, provides content knowledge, and improves employment opportunities in the field, as well as prepares students for entry level management responsibilities and increases technical knowledge necessary for diverse public and private leadership situations.


For further information, please contact:
Kathleen M. Dayton, MA, NREMT-I
Coordinator, Fire Science and Emergency Services Program
Rockville Campus – PE245
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