The Fire Fighter/Paramedic program is designed to prepare you for entry-level employment as a firefighter. By pairing the Firefighter diploma with the existing EMS Paramedic diploma, you can obtain the AAS degree thus fulfilling the ever-growing demand for employees in this field.
Current trends show increasing EMS related calls for fire service employees and this paring of offerings will increase student employability.
Employment possibilities include: public sector fire service or private careers in areas such as firefighter; sprinkler and alarm system installer; safety engineering technician; fire safety and building inspection assistant or technician; insurance property damage appraiser/adjuster; property loss claims investigator; building codes inspector; and more.
Control and extinguish municipal fires, protect life and property and conduct rescue efforts. Assess injuries, administer emergency medical care, and extricate trapped individuals. Transport injured or sick persons to medical facilities.
In-state tuition and fees: $15,366.00 *
Out-of-state tuition and fees: $15,444.00 *
Educational fees: $97.00/semester
Estimated books: $200.00/semester
Estimated transportation and personal expense: $2,273.00/semester
Estimated student housing and meals: $3,075.00/semester
* This is an approximate cost based on tuition and fees set by the Board of Directors before each school year. Course level fees may also apply. Additional charges for licensure or credential testing may be a part of your program.