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Fire Science with Basic Fire Academy (AAS)


Associate of Applied Science ∙ Program Code: 228 ∙ Credit Hours: 60 · Contact Hours: 64-73

Dean: James Cousino

This program provides North Central students the opportunity to attend a State-Approved Michigan Firefighters Training Council (MFFTC) Basic Fire Academy on our main campus in Petoskey and graduate from North Central with an Associate of Applied Science degree and MFFTC certification as Firefighter I/II when successfully passing State of Michigan Certification Exam.  

Students interested in this program need to apply. Acceptance is competitive and is not guaranteed. A criminal background check is required for admission to the academy.  

Fire Departments require training academy completion prior to State of Michigan certification.

Suggested Sequence for Full-­Time Students: