Develop a working understanding of the fundamentals of fire science technology and fire protection engineering using the most advanced fire science technology available. 

Program Requirements

The Fire Science Technology Program is designed in partnership with the Burlington County Emergency Services Training Center and members of the firefighter community.  This program is designed to prepare students in the field of fire science and prevention and provide a pathway for those seeking continued education.

RCBC offers students the opportunity to complete their general education requirements and Arson Investigation courses while completing their Firefighter I Certification. The program courses are offered at the Emergency Services Training Center in Westampton. 

Program Courses    
FSC 101 Introduction to Fire Science* 7
FSC 102 Fire Department Organization and Management* 4
FSC 103 Fire Detection and Suppression Systems* 3
FSC 201 Fire Service Construction Principles* 4
FSC 202 Tactics and Strategies* 3
FSC 204 Fire Inspector Certification* 6
  TOTAL REQUIRED CREDITS: 27

*These courses are offered at the Burlington County Emergency Services Training Center in Westampton.

Sponsorship Requirements

Attendance at the Emergency Services Training Center requires sponsorship by a county fire company. Applicants needing assistance for sponsorship should contact the Burlington County Emergency Services Training Center at (609) 702-7157.

Applying Previously Earned Credits

Students may submit transcripts with prior completed coursework from the Center, other institutions or agencies to be evaluated for credit toward the certificate.

Program Contact

Zaneb Ghanem
Assistant Director, Outreach and Admissions, Partnerships, & Special Populations
(856) 242-5202
partnerships@rcbc.edu