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2 & 4 YEAR  FIRE SCIENCE
and FIRE ECOLOGY SCHOOLS
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TWO  YEAR  COLLEGES

Colleges  by  State

City

Arizona

Arizona Western College Yuma
Central Arizona College Coolidge
Cochise College Douglas
Coconino County Community College Flagstaff
Eastern Arizona College Thatcher
Glendale Community College Glendale
Mesa Community College Mesa
Mojave Community College Kingman
Northland Pioneer College Holbrook
Paradise Valley Community College Phoenix
Pima Community College Tucson
Rio Salado Community College Tempe
Scottsdale Community College   (catalog) Scottsdale
Yavapai College Prescott
 

California

Allan Hancock College (with CA-LPF, Vandenberg Training Center) Santa Maria
American River College Sacramento
Antelope Valley College Lancaster
Bakersfield College (with Kern Co Regional Occupational Program)  Bakersfield
Barstow Community College Barstow
Butte Glenn Community College Oroville
Cabrillo College Aptos
Cerro Coso Community College (Kern County Community Colleges) Ridgecrest
Chabot College Hayward
Citrus College Glendora
City College of San Francisco San Francisco
College of Marin Kentfield
College of San Mateo San Mateo
College of the Canyons (Santa Clarita Community College) Santa Clarita
College Of The Desert Palm Desert
College of the Sequoias Visalia
College of the Siskiyous Weed
College of the Redwoods Eureka
College of the Sequoias Visalia
College Of The Siskiyous Weed
Columbia College Sonora
Compton Community College Compton
Contra Costa College San Pablo
Copper Mountain College Joshua Tree
Cosumnes River College Sacramento
Crafton Hills College (with CA-BDF, Danny Rhynes Training Center) Yucaipa
Cuesta College San Louis Obispo
El Camino Community College Torrance
Evergreen Valley College San Jose
Folsom Lake College Folsom
Foothill College Los Altos Hills
Fresno City College Fresno
Glendale Community College Glendale
Hartnell College Salinas
Imperial Valley College Imperial Valley
Lake Tahoe Community College South Lake Tahoe
Las Positas Community College Livermore
Lassen College Susanville
Long Beach City College Long Beach
Los Angeles College (East)  Monterey Park
Los Angeles Harbor College Wilmington
Los Angeles Valley College Valley Glen
Los Medanos College Pittsburg
Los Rios Community College District Sacramento
Marin Community College Kentfield
Mendocino College Ukiah
Merced College Merced
Merritt College Oakland
Mission College Santa Clara
Modesto Junior College Modesto
Monterey Peninsula College Monterey
Mount San Antonio College Walnut
Mount San Jacinto College San Jacinto
Napa Valley College Napa
Orange Coast College Costa Mesa
Oxnard College Oxnard
Palo Verde College Blythe
Palomar College San Marcos
Pasadena City College Pasadena
Porterville College Porterville
Rancho Santiago Community College District Santa Ana
Reedley College Reedley
Rio Hondo College Whittier
Riverside Community College Riverside
San Diego Community College District San Diego
San Diego Miramar College San Diego
San Francisco City College San Francisco
San Joaquin Delta Community College Stockton
Santa Ana College Santa Ana
Santa Barbara City College Santa Barbara CA
Santa Rosa Junior College Santa Rosa CA
Santiago Canyon College Orange CA
Shasta College (with Shasta Trinity Regional Occupational Center) Shasta CA
Sierra College Rocklin CA
Skyline College San Bruno CA
Solano Community College Fairfield CA
Southwestern College Chula Vista CA
Ventura College Ventura CA
Victor Valley College Victorville CA
West Hills Community College Coalinga CA
West Los Angeles College Culver City CA
Yuba Community College Marysville CA
**California State Fire Training: Accredited Instructors by Name, County, Department, etc
 

Colorado

Alms Community College Greeley
Arapahoe Community College Littleton
Colorado Mountain College Various locations
Colorado Northwestern Community College Rangeley
Community College of Denver Denver
Great Plains Wildfire College Alamosa
Lamar Community College Lamar
Morgan Community College Fort Morgan
Northeastern Junior College Sterling
Otero Junior College La Junta
Pikes Peak Community College Colorado Springs
Pueblo Community College Pueblo
Red Rocks Community College Lakewood
Trinidad State Junior College Tucson
 

Florida

Valencia Community College Orlando
 

Hawaii

Honolulu Community College Fire Science Section Honolulu
 

Iowa

Kirkwood Community College Cedar Rapids
 

Idaho

College of Southern Idaho Twin Falls
Eastern Idaho Technical College Idaho Falls
 

Kansas

Hutchinson Community College Hutchinson
University of Kansas Lawrence
 

Maine

Southern Maine Community College (a few classes) S. Portland
 

Minnesota

Anoka-Hennepin Technical College Anoka
Hennepin Technical College Eden Prairie
Itasca Community College Grand Rapids
Lake Superior College Duluth
Northland College East Grand Forks
 

Missouri

Crowder College Neosho
East Central College Union
Jefferson College Hillsboro
Ozark Technical Community College Springfield
St Louis Community College St Louis
 

New Mexico

Albuquerque Technical & Vocational Institute Albuquerque
Dona Ana Branch Community College Las Cruces
Eastern New Mexico University Roswell
New Mexico State University at Carlsbad Carlsbad
 

Nevada

College of Southern Nevada Various locations
Great Basin College Elko
Truckee Meadows Community College Reno
 

New York

SUNY College of Environmental Science & Forestry

Wanakena
 

Ohio

Cuyahoga Community College Cleveland
Hocking College Nelsonville
 

Oklahoma

Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College Miami
 

Oregon

Central Oregon Community College Bend
Clackamas Community College Oregon City
Klamath Community College Klamath
Rogue Community College Medford
Southwestern Oregon Community College Coos Bay
Treasure Valley Community College Vale
Umpqua Community College Roseburg
 

Texas

Houston Community College System Houston
Tyler Junior College Tyler
San Jacinto College Pasadena
 

Washington

Bellvue Community College Bellvue
Edmonds Community College Lynnwood
Everett Community College Everett
Green River Community College Auburn
Olympic Community College Bremerton
South Puget Sound Community College Olympia
Spokane Community College Spokane
Wenatchee Valley College Wenatchee
 

Wisconsin

Fox Valley Technical College Appleton
 

Wyoming

Casper College Casper
 

Further research: Here is a list of 2 year colleges and another one. Look at the ones from your area to see if they offer Fire Science courses or AA degrees in Fire Science.
For more basic fire training opportunities in CA, see the Regional Occupational Program listings. Check for this program in your state, as well.

FOUR  YEAR  UNIVERSITIES

Universities  by  State

City

Alaska

University of Alaska, Anchorage (AA Fire Service Admin) Anchorage
University of Alaska Fairbanks
 

Arkansas

Arkansas Tech University Russellville
 

Arizona

Northern Arizona University * (forestry/offers fire ecology emphasis) Flagstaff
 

California

California Polytechnic State University * (forestry/Wildland Fire and Fuels Mgmt) San Louis Obispo
Cal State University, Bakersfield Bakersfield
Cal State University, Los Angeles Los Angeles
Cal State University, Northridge Northridge
Cogswell Polytechnical Institute Sunnyvale
Humboldt State University * (forestry/wildland fire mgmt) Arcata
University of California, Berkeley * (forestry/fire sci) Berkeley
 

Colorado

Colorado State University * (forestry/fire sci) Fort Collins
 

Connecticut

University of New Haven (2 and 4 yr fire science programs) New Haven
 

District of Columbia

University of the District of Columbia Washington
 

Delaware

Delaware State University Dover
 

Hawaii

University of Hawaii The Big Island
 

Idaho

University of Idaho * (Fire ecology and management degree) Moscow
 

Illinois

Lewis University Bachelor in Fire Science: offers online Bachelor of Arts programs in Fire Science and Fire Service Administration.

Online-based in Illinois

Southern Illinois University Carbondale
 

Indiana

Purdue University (forestry/no fire ecology or fire emphasis) W. Lafayette
 

Kentucky

Eastern Kentucky University Richmond
 

Massachusetts

Anna Maria College Paxton
 

Maryland

University of Maryland College Park
 

Michigan

Lake Superior State University Sault Sainte Marie
Michigan State University (forestry/ no fire ecol or fire emphasis) Lansing
Madonna University Livonia
 

Minnesota

Southwest Minnesota State University (feeder programs) Marshall
 

Montana

University of Montana (forestry/ no fire ecol or fire emphasis) Missoula
 

New Jersey

New Jersey City University Jersey City
 

Nevada

University of Nevada, Reno Reno
 

New York

John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY New York
Mercy College Dobbs Ferry
 

Ohio

Wright State University Dayton
 

Oklahoma

Oklahoma State University (fire ecology and management degree option in the Natural Resource Ecology and Management department in addition to Fire Protection and Safety Technology (FPST) program) Stillwater
 

Oregon

Eastern Oregon University La Grande
Oregon State University (forestry/ no fire ecology or fire emphasis) Corvalis
Western Oregon University Monmouth
 

Pennsylvania

Holy Family College Philadelphia
 

South Dakota

Oglala Lakota College Kyle
 

Texas

University of North Texas & (photos) Denton
 

Utah

Utah Valley State College (in conjunction with the UT Fire & Rescue Academy) Orem
 

Virginia

Hampton University Hampton
 

Washington

University of Washington * (offers a BS degree in Environmental and Forest Resource Management, a Master of Forest Management, MS and PhD.; has an emphasis in wildland fire management (undergrad) and fire ecology (graduate) and independent studies on Science and Technology in Fire Management and Ecology.) Seattle
Washington State University * (fire science/management option in natural resources) Pullman
 
* designate universities that offer a Bachelor's of Science in Forestry with an "emphasis", "option", or "concentration" in Wildland Fire (usually require about 4 specific Wildland Fire courses)

 

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