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The Fire Science Technology program at MCC prepares those looking to enter the fast-paced, exciting world of firefighting.

Fire Science Technology students will receive hands-on education about fire safety, fire prevention, first aid, providing public education, utility emergencies and more. They must be physically fit and ready to interact with people in a crisis. Students will gain the knowledge to become an effective and skilled first responder.

Degrees & Certificates Offered

Associate in Applied Science:

Career Certificate:

Certificate of Achievement:


Program Director: Boomer Strawn, 531-622-5825 

If you have questions regarding the Fire Science program, please contact the program director at the email provided above or at 531-622-5825.  If you are ready to get started please call 531-622-2400 to schedule your advising appointment with a Fire Science Academic Advisor.

No application required. Immediate registration or wait-listing is available after meeting with the Fire Science Academic Advisor to discuss the below topics:

Eligibility Requirements:

  1. Proof of being at least 18 years of age
  2. Evidence of a 2.0 GPA in previous college work
  3. Confirmation that you meet the Technical Standards for the program

Fire Science Academic Advisor:
Hans Rudin

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