Midland College offers an Associate of Applied Science degree in Fire Science Technology and a certificate in Firefighter (Fire Academy). Midland College is certified by the Texas Commission on Fire Protection (TCFP) as a fire suppression training facility.
Students meeting all Midland College and TCFP eligibility requirements will be qualified to take the State of Texas certification examination for Basic Firefighter at the end of the academy.
Admission requirements for the Fire Academy are as follows:
- Complete a Health Sciences Division Application for Admission (available from Division Office, Kay Floyd, 432-685-4600, firstname.lastname@example.org, and Department Chair, Mark Kuhn, 432-685-6757, email@example.com).
- Firefighter Certification program requires Texas Success Initiative (TSI) completion in Reading or a minimum score of 12 on the Nelson-Denny Reading Assessment test.
- Criminal background check.
- Urine drug screen.
- Interview with and permission to enroll from Department Chair.
Learn more about Fire Science Technology
Health Sciences Division Secretary
Department Chair, Fire Science Technology and Emergency Medical Services
Get Started at MC provides information for new and returning students about how to apply and enroll.
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