The Firefighter Basic Certificate prepares individuals who are affiliated with a fire department to sit for the Office of the State Fire Marshall (OSFM) Firefighter II Exam. Earn your certificate as you focus on the knowledge and skills required for fire suppression activities.

Total Cost of Firefighter Basic Certificate

(in-district) Total Amount: $2,290.00

Credit Hours to Complete: 15

Weeks to Complete: 32

Fire Science Degree and Certificate Requirements

Firefighter Basic Certificate Gainful Employment Disclosure - information reflects 2018-2019 requirements

What makes MCC's Firefighter Basic Certificate program better than or distinct from similar programs at other institutions?

In addition to the Firefighter Basic Certificate, we offer:

What you need to know about getting your Firefighter Basic Certificate (CIP 43.0203 )

Total Firefighter Basic Certificate Costs
  in-district out-of-district out-of-state international
Tuition $1,650.00 $5,807.00 $7,049.00 $7,049.00
Additional Firefighter Basic Certificate Costs $640.00 $640.00 $640.00 $640.00
Program Total $2,290.00 $6,447.00 $7,689.00 $7,689.00


What job opportunities are available to someone with a Firefighter Basic Certificate?

Occupations that Firefighter Basic 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 Firefighter Basic Certificate program prepare me for my career or connect me to opportunities?

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What have graduates gone on to do?

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