Wildland/forest Firefighting and Investigation Colleges and Programs

This is a program that primarily focuses on the application of fire science, control and mitigation of wildland fires, firefighting and investigation to the prevention, and the analysis of causes. This program typically includes in depth instruction in fire science and behavior, meteorology, wildland environments, wildland fire hydraulics and dynamics, wildland firefighting operations, water and chemical supply systems, airborne firefighting, firebreak engineering, wildland arson, communications systems, wildland fire prevention, forensic procedures, case management, investigation techniques, and preparation.

The colleges, universities and schools below offer majors and degree programs in Wildland/forest Firefighting and Investigation. To learn more about a specific school click on any of the links below.

Allan Hancock College

800 South College Drive, Santa Maria, CA 93454-6399
Phone Number: (805) 922-6966
Website: www.hancockcollege.edu
School Type: 2-year public
Awards Offered: 1-year certificate
2-year certificate
Associate's degree
4-year certificate
Campus setting: Small city
Campus housing: No
Student Population: 18,747 (18,747 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 31 to 1

Antelope Valley College

3041 West Ave K, Lancaster, CA 93536-5426
Phone Number: (661) 722-6300
Website: www.avc.edu
School Type: 2-year public
Awards Offered: 1-year certificate
2-year certificate
Associate's degree
4-year certificate
Campus setting: Large suburb
Campus housing: No
Student Population: 22,340 (22,340 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 37 to 1
Admissions: www.avc.edu/studentservices/adminrec/index.html
Financial Aid: www.avc.edu/studentservices/finaid/
Online Application: www.avc.edu/studentservices/adminrec/common/doc…

Bakersfield College

1801 Panorama Dr, Bakersfield, CA 93305-1299
Phone Number: (661) 395-4011
Website: www.bakersfieldcollege.edu/
School Type: 2-year public
Awards Offered: 1-year certificate
2-year certificate
Associate's degree
Campus setting: Large city
Campus housing: No
Student Population: 29,148 (29,148 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 58 to 1
Admissions: www.bakersfieldcollege.edu/admissions/
Financial Aid: www.bakersfieldcollege.edu/finaid/
Online Application: banweb.kccd.edu/prod/kwskadms.P_DispIntro

Cochise College

4190 W Highway 80, Douglas, AZ 85607-9724
Phone Number: (520) 515-0500
Website: www.cochise.edu
School Type: 2-year public
Awards Offered: 1-year certificate
2-year certificate
Associate's degree
Campus setting: Distant rural community
Campus housing: Yes
Student Population: 14,855 (14,855 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 44 to 1

Fox Valley Technical College

1825 N Bluemound Dr, Appleton, WI 54912-2277
Phone Number: (920) 735-5600
Website: www.fvtc.edu
School Type: 2-year public
Awards Offered: 1-year certificate
2-year certificate
Associate's degree
Campus setting: Midsize suburb
Campus housing: No
Student Population: 15,508 (15,508 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 17 to 1
Admissions: www.fvtc.edu/public/content.aspx?ID=1652&PID=1
Financial Aid: www.fvtc.edu/public/content.aspx?ID=1450&PID=15

Los Angeles Valley College

5800 Fulton Avenue, Valley Glen, CA 91401-4096
Phone Number: (818) 947-2600
Website: www.lavc.edu
School Type: 2-year public
Awards Offered: 1-year certificate
2-year certificate
Associate's degree
4-year certificate
Campus setting: Large city
Campus housing: No
Student Population: 33,144 (33,144 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 54 to 1
Admissions: www.lavc.edu/studentservwebsite/admissions/inde…
Financial Aid: www.lavc.edu/fees/
Online Application: www.lavc.edu/applylavc.html

Rio Hondo College

3600 Workman Mill Rd, Whittier, CA 90601-1616
Phone Number: (562) 692-0921
Website: www.riohondo.edu
School Type: 2-year public
Awards Offered: 1-year certificate
2-year certificate
Associate's degree
4-year certificate
Campus setting: Large suburb
Campus housing: No
Student Population: 37,861 (37,861 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 73 to 1
Admissions: http://www.riohondo.edu/admissions/
Financial Aid: http://www.riohondo.edu/financial-aid/
Online Application: http://www.riohondo.edu/admissions/apply-for-admission/

Shasta College

11555 Old Oregon Trail, Redding, CA 96003
Phone Number: (530) 242-7500
Website: www.shastacollege.edu
School Type: 2-year public
Awards Offered: 1-year certificate
2-year certificate
Associate's degree
Campus setting: Rural fringe community
Campus housing: Yes
Student Population: 16,095 (16,095 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 37 to 1
Admissions: www.shastacollege.edu/admissions
Financial Aid: www.shastacollege.edu/financialaid
Online Application: www.cccapply.org/applications/CCCApply/apply/Sh…
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