The Degree in WildLand Fire Technology focuses on real hands-on training needed to manage controlled burns, implement fuel planning, work with fire suppression tactics, and more. Careers such as strike team leaders, wildland firefighters, and fuel technicians strive to protect life, property, and natural resources from wildfires and use planned, controlled fire as a natural management tool to restore rare prairie plant communities on which many animals, including endangered species. Aspiring wildland fire protection professionals with an interest in the outdoors and intense physical activity should consider pursuing an associate of science degree in Wildland Fire with Rio Hondo College. This degree can prepare the student for a multitude of career paths such as…
- Wildland Firefighter
- Fire Ecologists
- Helitack Firefighter…and more!