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Public Safety - MJC Regional Fire Training Center

Fire Science Certificate and Degree Options

A.S. DEGREE: FIRE SCIENCE

A two-year program combining fire service training with general education courses is offered to allow the student to earn an Associate of Science degree, as well as complete the transfer requirements for four-year colleges and universities. Students must complete the required 3 units (FSCI 301: Fire Protection Organization) within the major plus 27 units of course electives in the prefix areas of FSCI, FTECH and EMS and meet the Modesto Junior College degree graduation requirements.

CERTIFICATE OF ACHIEVEMENT: FIRE SCIENCE

MJC offers a Certificate of Achievement in Fire Science. This program consists of completion of 30 units. Students must complete the required 3 units (FSCI 301: Fire Protection Organization) within the major plus 27 units of course electives in the prefix areas of FSCI, FTECH and EMS.

SKILLS RECOGNITION AWARD: FIRE ACADEMY

When students successfully complete the MJC State Fire Marshal Accredited Fire Academy they also receive an MJC Skills Recognition Award for Fire Academy.

SKILLS RECOGNITION AWARD: EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN

Upon completion of EMS 390: Emergency Medical Technician 1, students achieve an MJC Skills Recognition Award in Emergency Medical Technician. This is a college award and not the certification under the National Registry exam. Please contact the RFTC for additional requirements related to this program.

For current information on all of these programs please contact the RFTC at 548-5706. 

Scholarship Possibilities:

Applications open up the first Monday in October and close December 15, 2017.

Fire Science Scholarships Available
Ernest & Bertha Bewly Award- Industrial Fire District
George McGowan Firefighters
Antwan Moore Memorial