Fire Science Technology


Why fire science at Cochise?

Serve your community and help people in need with Cochise’s fire science program. Cochise College prepares students for a career in the fire and emergency services industry. Upon successful completion of FST 107, FST 108 and FST 109 you will have the skills needed to complete the Firefighter I and II certification exam.

As one of the top programs in Arizona, Cochise’s core courses include basic firefighter training and certification test preparation, fire apparatus and driver operator, firefighter fitness, and field experience in firefighting. Emphasis is on applied learning with instructors who bring real-world experience into the classroom.

The program provides a pathway to both an Associate’s of Applied Science Degree and a certificate in Fire Science Technology.

Division Assistant | Kathy Carrillo | carrillok@cochise.edu

Emphasis on Applied Learning

Associate Degree  4 Semesters

Certificate 2 Semesters


Associate Degree  64

Certificate 18


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