Prepare for a career in Fire Protection
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.
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.
- Information Packet & Degree Checklist
- Spring 2015 Fire Science Program Application
- Information Sessions Spring 2015
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.
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.
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.