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Most Popular Schools for Wildland/Forest Firefighting and Investigation Major & Degree Program

A program focusing on the application of fire science, firefighting and investigation to the prevention, control and mitigation of wildland fires and the analysis of causes. Includes instruction in fire science and behavior, wildland environments, meteorology, wildland fire hydraulics and dynamics, water and chemical supply systems, wildland firefighting operations, airborne firefighting, firebreak engineering, communications systems, wildland arson, forensic procedures, wildland fire prevention, investigation techniques, case management and preparation.

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Rank School Name Students % of Total Total On-Campus Cost
1 Porterville College 32 4% $3,176
2 Rio Hondo College 8 0% $3,124
3 Fox Valley Technical College 8 0% $6,525
4 Colorado Mesa University 6 0% $24,142
5 Bakersfield College 3 0% $3,179
6 Pikes Peak Community College 3 0% $5,640
7 Green River College 2 0% $4,923
8 Aims Community College 2 0% $3,310
9 Central Oregon Community College 2 0% $19,929

This list indicates the number of students that completed the Wildland/Forest Firefighting and Investigation program at the schools above.
It is not necessarily an indicator of academic rigor or quality of education.
Note that some schools do not have enough data to be ranked, and these schools will not appear in our lists.