Enter the thrilling world of fire science with a Fire Science Certificate from Montco. In our 31-credit program you’ll learn about emergency scene management, public safety, first aid, hazardous materials and general fire science. You’ll also develop the professionals skills required for an entry-level administrative or technical job in this field.

Our Fire Science Certificate program is perfect for beginning students. It’s also a good choice for fire science professionals wishing to increase their knowledge of and stay up-to-date in their chosen field. Our admission requirements for a Fire Science Certificate are the same as for our Fire Science A.A.S. program. **Note that there currently are no admission requirements listed for the FS AAS program.

Program outcomes

  • Demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to obtain or maintain entry level employment in the public or private fire services.

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Program Curriculum

ENG 101 English Composition I 3
ESW 245 Safety and First Aid 3
FSC 100 Introduction to Fire Science 3
FSC 101 Emergency Scene Management 3
FSC 102 Hazardous Materials 3
FSC 104 Building Construction for Fire Science 3
FSC 265 Public Safety Technology 3
Elective Speech, Computer Science, Math or Science 3 - 4
Elective FSC 103, FSC 105, FSC 106 or FSC 108 3
Elective Social Science (not Fire Science) 3
Total Program Credits: 30-31