The Community College of Allegheny County provides a supportive and transformative learning environment that prepares graduates to meet critical needs in the region’s workforce.
At CCAC, we believe that life outside the classroom is an important part of your college experience. Each CCAC campus has a variety of activities to enhance your lifestyle – including athletics, cultural events and personal development seminars.
The CCAC Educational
Foundation is the fundraising and benefactor arm of the college. It seeks to
create vital connections between the college and the wider community
to ensure the ongoing viability of the college.
Also see Fire Science Administration 130.1.
This program, which
follows the Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education (FESHE) and the
National Fire Academy models, prepares students to meet the challenges of
preventing fires and reducing the loss of life and property in today's rapidly
changing emergency services delivery system. The courses focus on analytical
approaches to fire protection and investigation, personnel management, disaster
and fire defense planning, hazardous materials management, fire-protection
structure and system design, the role of the fire service within the community
and political structure and the phenomena of fire propagation. The program
improves the professional qualifications of all students and enhances their
educational credentials and advancement prospects within their respective
fields. Upon successful completion of the program, the graduate
accept State and National certifications in place of courses in the Fire
Science Administration (FSA) program.