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 six required core courses (18 units) within the major plus 12 additional elective units as found in the program electives and meet the General Education 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 18 unit core courses and the 12 additional units of program electives. 

CERTIFICATE OF ACHIEVEMENT: FIRE ACADEMY

When students successfully complete the MJC State Fire Marshal Accredited Fire Academy they also qualify to receive a Certificate of Achievement for completing the Fire Academy.

Students should apply for their certificates during the semester in which they are completing their final program requirements. For current information on all of these programs please contact the RFTC at (209) 548-5706. 

Scholarship Possibilities:

Applications for the Fall 2021- Spring 2022 school year will be available online October 2020. The applications for the Fall 2020- Spring 2021 school year has passed. The deadline to submit all required documentation and complete the application was January 31, 2020. For questions regarding the MJC Scholarship Program, please contact the MJC Scholarship Office at (209) 575-7715.

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