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Fire Protection at New Mexico State University - Dona Ana

If you plan to study fire protection, take a look at what New Mexico State University - Dona Ana has to offer and decide if the program is a good match for you. Get started with the following essential facts.

NMSU Dona Ana is located in Las Cruces, New Mexico and approximately 8,054 students attend the school each year.

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.

NMSU Dona Ana Fire Protection Degrees Available

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

NMSU Dona Ana Fire Protection Rankings

Note: Rankings don't always give a complete picture of a school's strengths and weaknesses, so it's a good idea to extend your research and also look at other factors when trying to decide if the school is right for you.

Fire Protection Student Demographics at NMSU Dona Ana

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the fire protection majors at New Mexico State University - Dona Ana.

NMSU Dona Ana Fire Protection Associate’s Program

67% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 100% of fire protection associate's degrees went to men and 0% went to women.

NMSU Dona Ana Gender Breakdown of Fire Protection Associate's Degree Grads

NMSU Dona Ana does a better job with serving racial-ethnic minorities than the typical school does. Its associate's program in fire protection graduates 37% more racial-ethnic minorities than the nationwide average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from New Mexico State University - Dona Ana with a associate's in fire protection.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Fire Protection Majors at New Mexico State University - Dona Ana
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 3
White 2
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 NM, the home state for New Mexico State University - Dona Ana.

Occupation Jobs in NM Average Salary in NM
Managers 2,850 $96,490
Firefighters 2,400 $36,590
Fire Fighting Supervisors 870 $59,360
Fire Inspectors 30 $52,010


*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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