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Fire Service Supervision and Management, Certificate

Location(s): Chemeketa Brooks

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In addition to tuition, estimated costs for students who complete the courses listed below are Books, $1,350; Class fees, $450; Universal fee, $2,072; Differential Fee; $250; Equipment and Supplies, $120; and Immunizations, $1,100. Contact the Financial Aid Office at 503.399.5018 to find out if you qualify for help with these costs.

The Fire Service Supervision and Management certificate can help you prepare for promotion to officer positions; or if you are already a fire officer, you can gain valuable new skills and knowledge. The certificate program meets or exceeds NFPA and Oregon Standards for Fire Officer 1 and 2. To be admitted to the certificate program, you must be certified as Firefighter 1 (or equivalent) and actively be pursuing Firefighter 2 or have an associate degree in fire protection or possess professional certificates and have experience or equivalent credentials in fire prevention, fire training, or public fire education.

To be admitted to this program, you must be interviewed by the program chair, Josh Darland, josh.darland@chemeketa.edu, and have your training, education, and experience evaluated. An individualized program of study will be developed for you.

You may earn a certificate of completion by successfully completing the required 56 credit hours with a grade of “C” or better in all courses.

Communications Elective Credit Hours: 4 *+

Human Relations Elective Credit Hours: 4 **+

Science Elective Credit Hours: 4 ***

  • Credit Hours: 5 (or higher) AND
  • PH 111 - Physical Science for Fire Science and Emergency Services Credit Hours: 5 (or higher)
  • OR

  • Any combination of one Chemistry and one Physics course of at least four (4) credit hours each, which include a lab component.

Science Elective Credit Hours: 4 ***


+Meets related instruction requirement, see Degree and Certificate Types . For subject areas, see General Education .

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