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Fire Protection at Madison Area Technical College

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Fire Protection at Madison Area Technical College

What traits are you looking for in a fire protection school? To help you decide if Madison Area Technical College is right for you, we've gathered the following information about the school's fire protection program.

Madison College is located in Madison, Wisconsin and has a total student population of 14,526.

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.

Madison College Fire Protection Degrees Available

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

Online Classes Are Available at Madison College

Online courses are a good option for students who need a more flexible schedule that allows them to pursue an education when and where they want. Whether you're going to school part-time or full-time, you may find distance education the right choice for you.

Madison College does offer online education options in fire protection for the following degree levels for those interested in distance learning:

  • Associate’s Degree

Madison College Fire Protection Rankings

Note: While rankings may be a good starting point when you're researching a school, they don't necessarily highlight all of a school's strengths. Don't forget to check out the other details that are available for a school to see if it has what you're looking for in a program.

Fire Protection Student Demographics at Madison College

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the fire protection majors at Madison Area Technical College.

Madison College Fire Protection Associate’s Program

7% Women
7% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 93% of fire protection associate's degrees went to men and 7% went to women.

Madison College Gender Breakdown of Fire Protection Associate's Degree Grads

The majority of those who receive an associate's degree in fire protection at Madison College are white. Around 93% fell into this category, which is below average for this degree.

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Fire Protection Majors at Madison Area Technical College
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 14
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 WI, the home state for Madison Area Technical College.

Occupation Jobs in WI Average Salary in WI
Managers 12,400 $85,050
Firefighters 9,450 $40,310
Fire Fighting Supervisors 920 $73,610
Fire Inspectors 160 $57,460


*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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