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Firefighters with a well-balanced educational background will be better prepared to serve their communities. Collin College's Fire Science program is designed to give you the certifications and experience necessary for effective decision-making and leadership skills in the fire department. You will receive the technical knowledge needed to combat the fire problems created by modern living and develop leadership skills required of a Fire Officer.

The program meets the requirements of the Texas Commission on Fire Protection (TCFP). Students certified in Texas as a Basic Firefighter are eligible to take the State Certification Exams for Fire Instructor I, II; and Fire Officer I, II after successfully completing selected courses in the Fire Officer Certificate program.

Selective Admission Requirements

Program Options

AAS – Fire Officer Certification

OSA – Fire Officer Candidate

Certificate Level 1 – Fire Officer


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