Vermont Technical College (VTC) Fire Science Degree Program

The Fire Science Degree program prepares students to pursue careers in firefighting, fire protection services and affiliated professions. The curriculum includes coursework in fire behavior, emergency medicine, hazardous materials chemistry, incident strategy and tactics, administration of emergency services, fire prevention, and occupational safety and health.

The program will also prepare students for certification in both firefighting (NFPA Firefighter I) and emergency medicine (EMT-B).  In addition to preparing students for the fire and emergency medical service, the program will provide strong leadership skills and instill graduates with a sense of community service.

Contact Information

If you are interested in the program please contact:


Michael Desrochers, Executive Director
Robert Sponable, Deputy Director

1311 US Route 302 – Suite 600
Barre, VT 05641
Phone:  802-479-7561
Toll Free:  800- 640-2106

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