Fire Science

Want to become a firefighter?

Looking for a job saving lives? This is it. If you love helping people and serving your community, consider a career in the fire service. It's work that calls for problem solving, physical strength, teamwork, and courage. Find out more by attending an information session.

Why EvCC? 

Everett Community College is the only college in Washington state where you can earn accreditation in fire science and EMT. You'll get hands-on training from instructors who have years of fire service experience. Learn more about EvCC's Associate in Applied Sciences Transfer Degree in Fire Science (AAS-T) and Fire Academy.

Information Sessions

Attending one of these sessions will give you an overview of the Fire Science program, the EMT and FIRE 100 course entry requirements, and advise you how to get started. See this schedule for dates and times.

Continuing Education for Professional Firefighters

If you're already working as a firefighter and want to prepare for advancement, EvCC offers online classes and a range of in-person options to fit most schedules. Find out about degree and certificate options.

Prior Learning Assessment 

You can earn college credit for learning that's happened outside of the classroom. Find out more about Prior Learning Assessment.

Contact Us

Have questions? Contact EvCC Fire Science Program Assistant Trudy LaDouceur at 425-388-9591 or email

For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information, visit our page on Higher Education Act Gainful Employment and Graduation Rate Data.