Fire Protection and Fire Suppression degrees

Whether you’re wanting to enter the rewarding field of fire protection or are currently employed and seeking additional training, we offer a variety of learning opportunities.

Fire Suppression associate of applied science

As a student you’ll gain valuable experience while working a 24-hour duty shift each week responding to actual emergency incidents under the supervision of fire department officers.

Application Information Sessions

Brooks center, Bldg. 2
Application information sessions

Summer Term 2017
February 17, 2017, 9-11 am

Spring Term 2018
August 25, 2017, 9-11 am
October 18, 2017, 9-11 am


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Fire Prevention associate of applied science

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.

Fire Service Supervision & Management 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

Chemeketa recognizes that you've worked hard to prepare for your firefighter career, and your training may have you closer to a degree than you think. Distance education courses are available for active fire service professionals, wanting to earn college credits or update their training.

Find out how this program can work for you, e-mail or call 503.399.5163.