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Fire Science/Firefighter Technology - Certificate

Program Code - CIP Code: FRSC.CERT/43.0201
Credits Required: 24
Academic Division: Health Professions

The Firefighter certificate is offered as a catalyst for students who seek employment with a fire department. This provides the student with four basic courses required by the fire service industry. Upon completion of this certificate, students are eligible to sit for state certification and licensure.

The fire science program provides all necessary equipment for students to successfully train for and pass the State of Kansas Fire Service certifications.

Students must be 18 years of age and successfully pass the Interior Firefighter Training provided by the fire science program to qualify to take the State of Kansas Firefighter I certification tests.

Requirements for Admission to the Program

• No requirements for admission to the program.
• Contact program for program-specific advising.

College Requirement

Course Credit Hours
BLUE 0101 Freshman Seminar 1

Emergency Medical Services Certificate Requirements*

Course Credit Hours
HZMT 0120 Hazardous Materials Awareness and Operations 3
FRSC 0100 Firefighter I 4
FRSC 0211 Firefighter II* 3
EMTC 0128 Emergency Medical Technician* 10
  Natural & Physical Science elective 3
*See course syllabi for Fire Science course prerequisites.

Total Hours

Total Hours for Fire Science/Firefighter Certificate 24
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