Fire Technology Program

Fire Technology Program Overview

Helping students reach their career goals, the Fire Technology Program consists of three areas of fire service training that build on each other.

The Fire Academy provides the opportunity to receive certification in basic fire suppression with the Texas Commission on Fire Protection, i.e. Basic Firefighter.

The Fire Academy is the first semester of the Associate of Applied Science. Through classroom and field training, it prepares students to receive Basic Fire Suppression Certification with the Texas Commission on Fire Protection (TCFP), required in order to be a career firefighter in Texas.

Subsequent semesters in the Associate of Applied Science in Fire Technology include advanced courses that prepare firefighters for first-level supervision in a fire department and to earn advanced certifications from the TCFP.

A variety of continuing education courses help career firefighter maintain basic TCFP certification or obtain additional advanced certifications with the TCFP.


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