Chemeketa Community College offers two degrees and in Fire Protection:
You will gain experience – while still a student – as you work a 24-hour duty shift each week. Fire Suppression students respond to actual emergency incidents under the supervision of fire department officers.
- Information Packet & Degree Checklist
- Summer 2014 Fire Science Program Application
- Information Sessions Summer 2014
When you graduate with a degree in Fire Prevention, you will be prepared for a career with a public fire department or industrial business as a prevention specialist.
Both options include training and education for those wanting to enter these exciting fields and for those already employed who need additional training.
- Chemeketa Application
- Request for Evaluation of Previous Credit
- Faculty & Staff
- Course Descriptions (Catalog Link)
Fire Service Supervision & Management - One-Year Certificate
We also offer a one-year certificate to help you prepare for a promotion to a fire officer, or if you're already an officer, you can gain valuable new skills.
Distance learning courses are available for fire service professionals, active in the field, who need to earn college credits or update their training. Distance education may include earning college credits for prior learning, such as local training and work experience; transfer credits from local schools and independent study courses. For more information about distant education, call 503.399.5163.