This program is a National Fire Academy Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education Recognized Program. The program offers an entry level education in the principles and practical applications of fire and emergency medical services. Successful students can earn required state and national certifications necessary for securing employment with fire departments, industrial firms, governmental agencies, fire protection companies, healthcare agencies, and emergency medical services agencies. Individuals seeking entry level employment in municipal fire departments will need certification as a Firefighter/Emergency Medical Technician. Successful completion of this Certificate Program is required for entry into the Associate of Applied Science Fire and Emergency Medical Services Technology degree.
Procedures for Application
Complete all Tulsa Community College application and entry requirements. Prospective students must pass an appropriate College placement test for Reading and Writing at a successful level as a prerequisite for enrolling in the Program courses. All other course prerequisites are indicated in the TCC catalog and must be satisfied before enrollment.
Workforce Development Degree Information
Workforce development degree and certificate programs are designed to prepare students for direct entry into the workforce. They may advance students within their current career positions or open doors to new career opportunities. Coursework may apply towards a degree at a four-year university; check with an advisor for further information. The number of hours that apply to a degree will vary from one university to another.