The Fire Science Diploma is a sequence of courses
designed to prepare fire service personnel at all
levels to become better officers and leaders. The
program provides learning opportunities which
introduce, develop, and reinforce academic and
occupational knowledge, skills, and attitudes
required for job acquisition, retention, and
advancement. Additionally, the program provides
opportunities to retrain and upgrade present
knowledge and skills.
The Fire Company Officer certificate of credit
programs are accomplished while a student works
toward completion of the Fire Science Technology
diploma or independently of the diploma option. It
meets qualification standards for national
certification. The Fire Company Officer programs
presents critical subject matter to students who,
upon completion of the certificate, would be
prepared to serve as a fire department supervisor
on a permanent basis.
The Firefighter/EMT diploma program is
designed to qualify graduates to become
successful fire service personnel with
additional training in emergency medical
technology. Completion of specific
program area requirements prepares
students to test for state and national
The Fire Fighter I & II certificate of credit
programs are conducted in cooperation
with the Georgia Firefighter Standards and
Training Council to ensure graduates have
the skills, knowledge and credentials to
serve as firefighters in paid and volunteer
fire departments. Graduates will be tested
and certified at the National Professional
Additional Program Requirements
for Firefighter I & II Certificates
NFPA 1582 Standard on
Medical Program for Fire
Departments, or physician release
to participate. Physical Fitness
Requirements: All candidates
should be in excellent condition.
Additional physical fitness
requirements may be added based
on any revisions to NFPA
guidelines or action taken by
Georgia Fire Fighters Standards
Personal Protective Equipment
available in bookstore:
NFPA Compliant Hood
NFPA Compliant Gloves
How often do we register?
You are required to register before the first day of class upon initial
entry. Each following term, all current students will be preregistered
at an appointed time.
What is the procedure for registering each term?
Contact your program advisor in person during new student
registration day or preregistration week if you are a current student.
When should core classes be taken?
Core classes may be taken at any time during enrollment.
How long does it take to complete the program?
Fire Science Diploma is 5 terms
Firefighter I TCC is 1 term
Firefighter II TCC is 1 term
Name of diploma/degree/etc Credit hours Offerings (online/day/evening)
Fire Science Technology (Diploma) 55 Evening
Firefighter/EMSP (Diploma) 63 Evening
Firefighter I (TCC) 15 Evening
Firefighter II (TCC) 13 Evening
Basic Fire Company Officer (TCC) 13 Evening
Fire Officer I (TCC) 14 Evening
Fire Officer II (TCC) 14 Evening
One time application fee
Late registration fees
Fees, by term, as follows:
Tuition is based on $89 per credit hour
($1,335 for 15 hours or more)
Registration fee of $50
Activity fee of $24
Technology fee of $105
Insurance of $4
Special Instructional fee of $50
Check with financial aid concerning your financial support eligibility. Check our
website for the most recent tuition costs and general fee costs.
Total Estimated Program Costs
Diploma / TCC Books/ Supplies Tuition
Fire Science Technology Diploma Approx. $7,000
Firefighter/EMSP Diploma Approx. $7,500
Firefighter I TCC Approx. $1,900
Firefighter II TCC Approx. $1,700
Fire Officer I TCC (Included in Fire Science Diploma) Approx. $1,700
Fire Officer II TCC (Included in Fire Science Diploma) Approx. $1,700
The costs above are estimates. These costs are greatly reduced by the acquisition of the
HOPE and/or PELL grants.
Joey Fowler, Fire Science Technology
and EMS Program Chair, Moultrie
Technical College, Tifton Campus
Personal mission: To prepare students
to become competent, safe
Firefighters and Company Officers
through classroom and field
Campus/Office#: Tifton Campus,
Building I, Room # 113
Office hours: Posted outside
As set forth in its student catalog, Moultrie Technical College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed,
national or ethnic origin, gender, religion, disability, age, political affiliation or belief, genetic information, veteran status, or
citizenship status (except in those special circumstances permitted or mandated by law).
Lisa Newton, Title IX Equity Coordinator and ADA/Section 504 Coordinator - 229.217.4132
800 Veterans Parkway North, Moultrie, GA 31788
Moultrie Technical College, a unit of the Technical College System of Georgia
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