60-credit Associate of Applied Science Degree
Time to Degree
August / January
How You'll Learn
Firefighters protect life, property and the environment through fire suppression, hazardous materials mitigation and emergency medical services. They also improve their communities through fire prevention activities. Learn from experienced firefighters and practice skills using state-of-the-art training facilities and equipment. Being a member of a fire department is highly recommended, but it is not an admissions requirement.
Deadlines To Know*
Fall 2021 Start
- Submit application by August 2, 2021
- Complete checklist items by August 9, 2021
Spring 2022 Start
- Submit application by January 3, 2022
- Complete checklist items by January 10, 2022
Summer 2021 Start
- This program cannot be started in summer.
* Application deadlines are subject to change based on program demand.
The cost of your degree depends on a number of factors, including where you live, how your program is delivered, how long it takes to finish your program and the financial aid you receive. Explore current tuition and fees.
Additional Estimated Costs
- Any computer or tablet
- External keyboard and durable case (recommended)
- EMSTESTING Access: $50
- Premium Planner software: $30
- EMT Kit: $53
- Immunizations/health requirements: up to $500
- Drug screen: $50
- Uniform: up to $200
- Testing fee (NREMT certification): $400
- Firefighter physical examination: $270
- State Fire Certifications: up to $300
- May need CDL temporary license (free)