The Fire Officer I Certificate program prepares you with the knowledge required for managing, instructing, developing tactical strategies and basic fire principles.

Total Cost of Fire Officer I Certificate

(in-district) Total Amount: $3,513.00

Credit Hours to Complete: 21

Weeks to Complete: 64

Fire Science Degree and Certificate Requirements

In addition to the Fire Officer I Certificate, we offer:

What you need to know about getting your Fire Officer I Certificate (CIP 43.0202 )

Total Fire Officer I Certificate Costs
  in-district out-of-district out-of-state international
Tuition $2,247.00 $8,130.00 $9,869.00 $9,869.00
Additional Fire Officer I Certificate Costs $1,266.00 $1,266.00 $1,266.00 $1,266.00
Program Total $3,513.00 $9,396.00 $11,135.00 $11,135.00


What job opportunities are available to someone with a Fire Officer I Certificate?

  • Entry level fire service positions
Occupations that Fire Officer I Certificate prepares you for
Occupation and Occupational Profile Link SOC Code
Fire Inspectors and Investigators 33-2021
Firefighters 33-2011
Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists 33-2022

How will MCC's Fire Officer I Certificate program prepare me for my career or connect me to opportunities?

By the Numbers:

  • Salary Ranges
    • Firefighter $31,180 to $58,440
    • Firefighter/EMT $32,180 to $59,440
    • Firefighter/Paramedic $33,180 to $60,440
  • Job Outlook: Employment of firefighters is expected to grow by 19% between 2008 and 2018. This is faster than the average for most occupations. Most job growth will stem from retirements and volunteer firefighter positions being converted to paid positions.

What have graduates gone on to do?

Outside of the Classroom


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