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Fire Science - CERT

Public Safety

Contact: Bobby WHITE (620)728-4462
Department Chair: Cliff MOORE (620)728-4408

For course descriptions and course prerequisites, click on the course name.

Total Credit Hours

This certificate requires 18.5 credit hours.


Course Title Credits
EM110 Emergency Medical Technician 10

Concepts of emergency care that prepare an entry-level provider and primary staff for basic life support ambulance services. Information and techniques necessary for certification as an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) in the State of Kansas and National Registry of EMT.

FS110 Firefighter I 4

Beginning course leading to Firefighter I certification, including emergency medical care, fire behavior, firefighting equipment and rescue and safety procedures.

FS113 Firefighter II 3

A follow-up course to FS110 Firefighter I, leading to a Firefighter II certification, including fire behavior, firefighting equipment, rescue and safety procedures, fire department operations and management and emergency medical care.

FS150 Hazardous Materials Operations (First Responder) 1.5

The knowledge and skills first-responding firefighters and EMS personnel need to safely respond to routine and non-routine emergencies that may involve hazardous materials.

A grade of "C" or better is required for all degree-specific courses.
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