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Statistics From SurveysStatistics From Surveys

Stats here are for those who have completed the program. Of those starting the program, 9 out of 13 (69%) of people surveyed successfully completed it.

Survey QuestionAverage
Program Completion Time10 month(s)
Attended School Mostly Full-Time67%
Program Difficulty (1-100)48
Satisfied With the School86%
Well-Prepared for Career68%
Would Choose Program Again78%
Career is Directly Related to Program78%
Easy to Find Job80%
How Long to Find First Job2 month(s)
Working Mostly Full-Time78%
Salary (Not Necessarily Full-Time)$39,166
Salary Met Expectations65%
Trouble Making Loan Payments56%
Satisfied With the Career80%

Schools Offering This Program, by StateSchools Offering This Program, by State

(Offering certificates of less than two years of study)

CA • GA • MA • MD • MI • MN • MO • NC • NH • NJ • NV • NY • OH • OR • PA • TX • WV

► Common Careers for this Major▼ Common Careers for this Major

People getting a certificate in this major often choose among careers such as (among others):

  • Firefighters
  • Fire Inspectors and Investigators

Why did people choose this program of study?Why did people choose this program of study?

"I needed this certification for my work. I enjoyed the courses and was told good things before enrolling."
"Being in the business as an electrical contractor I found it to be compatible with the knowledge base I have established already. And it has allowed me to expand into the fire safety aspects of my trade."
"I wanted experience in the medical field. This offered me the option to do that and also gain experience in the field."
"I found that this program was the best fit for me. I enjoyed the flexibility and attention received"
"It related to my volunteer work. It was of great personal interest."
"It was a fast program compared to career programs."
"This program meant that I would earn more if I completed the program. The program also enabled me to rank a little higher when promotions were considered."
"Because I always wanted to do it."
"I cared about fire safety"

What surprised people about this program of study?What surprised people about this program of study?

"I was surprised at the amount of knowledge that goes into this particular field. I found that this field definitely does not get the respect deserved to them in terms of the amount of work that goes into earning this certificate."
"Th science of fire spreading due to structural factors. How weather and air circulation affects fire movement and suppression."
"Basically I did not encounter any major surprises during the course work. I knew going in it would be heavily code related and testing on those codes would be extensive. But if I had to say, it would be the amount of studying required."
"I was surprised by how many technical details go into my career. I went into school with the general assumption that my certificate was just a piece of paper. I am happy to report that what I learned during my classroom training has prepared me for the real world scenarios I now face."
"I was surprised at how many current firefighters and medical personal volunteered their time to come discuss different fields with us students. The hands on experience through internships and practials was amazing."
"I was surprised how much hands-on work was needed for my certificate in Emergency Medical Technician. I don't think people know how great of a program this is. I'm surprised how much I have learned in this program and I am proud that I chose this program."
"I was surprised at how simple this program was- there was no challenge in the material. This program was simply worksheets and memorization, and I don't think it was even possible to fail this course."
"I was surprised at the amount of physical activity it requires to do this job."
"I was surprised on how much anatomy and medical terminology helped with my current job. I am also surprised by how hard it can be."