Firefighter and Fire Science

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Hans W. Silberschlag

Chair: Fire Science/EMT
Residential Faculty - Fire Science

The Firefighter program is concerned with the science of fire fighting and fire prevention as well as the safety and hazards associated with fires.

Our training involves the study of the behavior, compartmentalisation, suppression and investigation of fire and its related emergencies.

The Firefighter program provides the opportunity for non-sponsored students to acquire a Certificate of Completion in Fire Operations in a college-based Fire Academy.

How Do I Apply?

As Firefighting and Fire Science is a restricted enrollment program all applicants must do the following:

  • Complete the pre-requisite and co-requisite classes (more info here)
  • Complete the Fire Academy Application (on the Forms page)
  • Submit the Application to:FirefighterFirefighter

Deana Bright (480-461-6300)
MCC Fire Science
Down Town Center
145 N. Centennial Way, 4th Floor
Mesa, AZ 85201

Complete details are available on the How to Apply page.

MCC Fire Academy

The MCC Fire Academy is located at the Mesa Public Safety Training Facility, 3260 North 40th Street, Mesa, AZ 85215. Directions to Fire Academy.