AAS in Structural Fire Science
Fighting fires, saving lives, making things better for everyone. A career in any of the Emergency Services field trains you to help others, and COCC has the classes to get you there. In addition to your classes, a bonus opportunity awaits, as structural fire science students are affiliated with local fire agencies in order to receive necessary certifications in NFPA Firefighter I, DPSST Hazardous Materials Awareness and Operations and Incident Command Systems. Better yet, many local fire agencies offer scholarships to students affiliated with their agency. Hands-on training, excellent support courses, on-the-job training and a scholarship... what could be better?
See the requirements for an Asociate of Applied Science in Sructural Fire Science. Our program is accredited by the International Fire Service Accreditation Congress and the Department of Public Safety Standards and Training (DPSST)
For those students interested in expanding their employment opportunities and career path, a dual degree in Structural Fire Science (SFS) and Emergency Medical Services (EMS) is also available. To accommodate this need, COCC allows students to combine some general education courses to meet both degree requirements. Upon completion of these courses, students then pursue technical EMS and SFS classes.
Joint Recruitment Process applications are now available. Application process closes March 13, 2015
OAR 490 Candidates need to return last three pages of document with application.
COCC uses one standard for any person entering an Allied Health profession program at the college. Students can read the requirements at COCC policy for OHA Division 30, Chapter 409 Rules for Health Professions Programs Students can also go to OAR 333.265 for rules pertaining to EMS licensure.
COCC uses OAR 407-007 as our guide in determining eligibility for a student with a criminal history.
Joint Recruitment timeline
Joint Recruitment Application
Physical Agility test information
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