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Welcome to the CCRI Fire Science Department!

Fire ScienceRegistration for Spring 2018 classes is coming soon! Classes will be held on the Knight and Lincoln campuses during the days and evenings. We will also have one FIRE 1130 course offered on the Westerly Satellite campus. Visit Courses Available and search under Fire Sciences.

Fire ScienceFire Science Student Learning Outcomes Assessment Plan and Curriculum Map provide information for the student on what topics will be introduced, reinforced or emphasized during the various Fire Science courses that are offered. [More info]

nursing studentsThe Community College of Rhode Island's Associate in Applied Science degree program in Fire Science is designed to give students the skills needed to enter or advance in the field of fire service. CCRI's Fire Science program is now accredited by the Rhode Island Department of Health Center for Emergency Medical Services.

Fire Fighter Safety CourseFESHE Fire Science courses offered - FIRE 1010 "Fire Fighter Safety and Survival" and FIRE 1060 "Fire Behavior". Upon completion of these courses and all FESHE courses certificates from the National Fire Academy will be awarded to the students.

New Nursing Program GuidlinesCredit can be obtained for life experience in fire service and through certain NFPA certifications. Please contact the Fire Science Program Director for more details!

CPRHEAL 0200 CPR for Healthcare Workers - Required for all students prior to entering the Nursing Program. This course provides American Heart Association CPR Training for healthcare providers, CCRI students, and lay rescuers. [More info]

Contact Information


Joseph Arsenault
Program Director
Fire Science

Knight Campus
2nd Floor Faculty offices
Tel: 401-825-2162

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Last Updated: 4/10/19