Fight Fires... Serve the Community and Save Lives. 

  • Do you enjoy physically demanding work?
  • Do you have good people skills?
  • Are you able to work under stress to "adapt & overcome"?
  • Do you possess a great work ethic?
  • Are you a good technical problem solver?
  • Do you enjoy working as part of a team?
  • Are you compassionate?
  • Are you courageous & willing to sacrifice for others?

Degree Options and Opportunities

The Fire Science program is designed to help sharpen the skills of experienced fire professionals and provide the introductory training requirements for those new to the field.  Whether you are a seasoned firefighter or a brand new recruit, Pikes Peak Community College offers degree and certificate programs to meet your needs.

The courses in our program will get you started on your path to working in a number of exciting fire science careers:

  • Firefighter apprenticeship & journey
  • Driver-Engineer
  • Firefighter Paramedic
  • Fire Officer
  • Para-medicine
  • Hazardous Materials
  • Special Rescue
  • Emergency Management
  • Wildland Firefighting