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Fire Protection at Jefferson Community and Technical College

If you plan to study fire protection, take a look at what Jefferson Community and Technical College has to offer and decide if the program is a good match for you. Get started with the following essential facts.

Jefferson Community and Technical College is located in Louisville, Kentucky and has a total student population of 12,560.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Fire Protection section at the bottom of this page.

Jefferson Community and Technical College Fire Protection Degrees Available

  • Basic Certificate in Fire Protection (Less Than 1 Year)
  • Undergrad Certificate in Fire Protection (1 - 4 Years)
  • Associate’s Degree in Fire Protection

Jefferson Community and Technical College Fire Protection Rankings

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Fire Protection Student Demographics at Jefferson Community and Technical College

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the fire protection majors at Jefferson Community and Technical College.

Jefferson Community and Technical College Fire Protection Associate’s Program

12% Women
38% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 88% of fire protection associate's degrees went to men and 12% went to women.

Jefferson Community and Technical College Gender Breakdown of Fire Protection Associate's Degree Grads

The majority of those who receive an associate's degree in fire protection at Jefferson Community and Technical College are white. Around 62% fell into this category, which is typical for this degree. Jefferson Community and Technical College does a better job with serving racial-ethnic minorities than the typical school does. Its associate's program in fire protection graduates 8% more racial-ethnic minorities than the nationwide average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Jefferson Community and Technical College with a associate's in fire protection.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Fire Protection Majors at Jefferson Community and Technical College
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 5
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

Careers That Fire Protection Grads May Go Into

A degree in fire protection can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for KY, the home state for Jefferson Community and Technical College.

Occupation Jobs in KY Average Salary in KY
Firefighters 4,240 $33,520
Managers 3,260 $92,630
Fire Fighting Supervisors 1,010 $58,350
Fire Inspectors 130 $43,640

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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