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Fire Service Technology (FST)

Health and Public Safety

Fire Service Technology (FST)

Health and Public Safety Division • 513.569.1670 • Clifton Campus, Health Professions Building, Room 312 • Program Chair: Bill Mehbod

Employment Options

Graduates are prepared to:

  • Pass the Ohio Firefighter II State Exam
  • Perform at the level of a Career Ohio
  • Firefighter
  • Perform at the level of a Nationall Registered/Ohio Emergency Medical Technical
  • Further their education to earn a Bachelor's Degree

Representative Job Titles for Graduates

Graduate Starting Salary Projections

$28,000–$33,000 annually

Employment Outlook

Many graduates of the FST program secure  employment at their internship site. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that employment for firefighters will increase by about 9% through 2020, and employment of EMTs will  increase by more than 40% through 2020.

Education Options

Strong Transfer History

Graduates who complete an optional set of  additional classes may continue their education with seamless transition to the University of  Cincinnati to earn a bachelor’s degree.

Representative Co-Op Employers

Alexandria Fire District (Ky)
Blue Ash Fire Department (Oh)
Central Campbell Fire Department (Ky)
Colerain Township Fire Department (Oh)
Deerfield Township Fire Rescue Department (Oh)
Deer Park/Silverton Fire Department (Oh)
Delhi Township Fire Department (Oh)
Elsmere Fire Department (Ky)
Evendale Fire Department (Oh)
Fairfield Fire Department (Oh)
Forest Park Fire Department (Oh)
Ft. Thomas Fire Department (Ky)
Ft. Wright Fire Department (Ky)
Green Township Fire & Ems (Oh)
Hebron Fire Protection District (Ky)
Independence Fire District (Ky)
Little Miami Joint Fire & Rescue (Oh)
Norwood Fire Department (Oh)
Point Pleasant Fire District (Ky)
City Of Springdale Fire Department (Oh)
Sycamore Township Fire Department (Oh)
Whitewater Township Fire Department (Oh)

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