Fire Science (AAS-T) Program Outcomes

Fire Science Degree (AAS-T)

The Fire Science Program is designed to prepare students for a career in the fire service as well as for career advancement. Instruction includes fire suppression, fire investigation, fire prevention, emergency and rescue systems, emergency response, hazardous materials, officer training, supervision, and coordination with other agencies.

Participants can earn an Associates in Applied Sciences Transfer Degree in Fire Science by completing 91.5 credits. A minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA is required for the degree. The core classes will include Introduction to the Fire Service all the way through to Company Officer Training.

  • Fire Science AAS-T Degree contact the Fire Science office for an advising appointment (425) 388-9161 and enroll online to be a student at Everett Community College
  • FIRE 100 Fire Academy IFSAC Firefigher I & II certification can be obtained in the Fire100 Fire Academy. For entry into the Fire 100 Fire Academy, go to www.nationaltestingnetwork.com and complete the application process (Firefighter Jobs, WA, Everett CC). Fire Academy applications can be downloaded from this website or picked up in the Fire Science office, Liberty Hall 135, located at Everett Community College. Next course begins March 21 2016 - apply by February 5, 2016 .
  • EMS 151 (Emergency Medical Technician) class is an intensive evening and weekend course. Commitment to attendance of all sessions is necessary for successful completion. For entry into the EMS 151 Emergency Medical Technician, read the curriculum guide and complete the EMT application. If you have any questions contact the office at 425-388-9591. Next course begins March 26, 2016 - apply by February 12, 2016.

Program Outcomes

  • Develop the basic firefighting fundamentals for entry into the fire service.
  • Gain knowledge on emergency management, scene control, and extinguishing fires.
  • Understand the responsibilities of fire prevention, inspections and public relations.
  • Gain knowledge and understanding of the information and training required to work at the officer level in the fire service.
  • Demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform as an entry level National Registry Emergency Medical Technician (NREMT).