Want to become a firefighter?
If you enjoy helping people and serving your community, consider a career in the fire service. It's work that calls for problem solving, physical strength, and teamwork. Find out more by attending an information session.
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.
Active Duty Military and Veterans
For more information about using your military educational benefits, contact EvCC's Veterans Resource Center.
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.
Earn College Credit for Your Experience
EvCC may award college credit for learning that's taken place away from the college classroom. Find out about Prior Learning Assessment for specific fire service traning.
Curriculum/Degree Self Audit
Track your classes using the Fire Science curriculum guide. Check off completed classes as you go. You can also see your classes via the degree audit on the MyEvCC student portal. If you have transferred courses from another college, these courses will have a TR after them. When you are selecting a degree in the drop-down menu, scroll all the way to the bottom and click on: Z999 – Credit Evaluation, Expand All. This will show you the simplest breakdown of all your transfer credits.
All students are required to meet with a Fire Science program general advisor prior to starting the program. Students should also continue to meet with their general advisor periodically.
To graduate, submit your completed Fire Science curiculum guide to your program general advisor. After the curriculum guide is reviewed and approved, submit your graduation application to Enrollment Services.
Higher Education Act
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.