Colleges and Universities


Across the country, hundreds of colleges and universities offer degrees related to the fire and emergencies services, such as fire science, fire engineering, emergency management, and emergency medicine. Below is a list of schools which offer similar degrees. The list is arranged in alphabetical order by state, with online only degree listings at the end. If you know of other colleges or universities which should be added to the list, please let us know by sending an email to juniors@nvfc.org with the school name, location, and web address.

Click here for a full up-to-date listing of fire science programs. Find a full list of accredited online schools here.

Alabama Louisiana Oklahoma
Alaska Maine Oregon
Arizona Maryland Pennsylvania
Arkansas Massachusetts Rhode Island
California Michigan South Carolina
Colorado Minnesota South Dakota
Connecticut Mississippi Tennessee
Delaware Missouri Texas
District of Columbia Montana Utah
Florida Nebraska Vermont
Georgia Nevada Virginia
Hawaii New Hampshire Washington
Idaho New Jersey West Virginia
Illinois New Mexico Wisconsin
Indiana New York Wyoming
Iowa North Carolina Online Only
Kansas North Dakota
Kentucky Ohio

Alabama
Coastal Alabama Community College

Monroeville, Alabama

Central Alabama Community College
Childersburg, Alabama

Chattahoochee Valley Community College
Phenix City, Alabama

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Alaska

University of Alaska Fairbanks
Fairbanks, Alaska

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Arizona

Arizona Western College
Yuma, Arizona

Central Arizona College
Coolidge, Arizona

Cochise College
Douglas, Arizona

Coconino County Community College
Flagstaff, Arizona

Eastern Arizona College
Thatcher, Arizona

Glendale Community College
Glendale, Arizona

Grand Canyon University
Phoenix, Arizona

Mohave Community College
Kingman, Arizona

Northland Pioneer College
Holbrook, Arizona

Phoenix College
Phoenix, Arizona

Pima Community College
Tucson, Arizona

Scottsdale Community College
Scottsdale, Arizona

Yavapai College
Prescott, Arizona

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Arkansas

Northwest Arkansas Community College
Bentonville, Arkansas

Southeast Arkansas College
Pine Bluff, Arkansas

Southern Arkansas University Tech
Camden, Arkansas

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California

Allan Hancock College
Santa Maria, California

Cabrillo College
Aptos, California

California State University, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, California

Chabot College
Hayward, California

Cogswell Polytechnical College
Sunnyvale, California

College of the Canyons
Santa Clarita, California

College of the Sequoias
Visalia, California

College of the Siskiyous
Weed, California

Crafton Hills College
Yucaipa, California

East Los Angeles College
Monterey Park, California

El Camino College
Torrance, California

El Camino College: Compton Center
Compton, California

Fresno City College
Fresno, California

Hartnell College
Salinas, California

Imperial Valley College
Imperial, California

Lake Tahoe Community College
South Lake Tahoe, California

Las Positas College
Livermore, California

Los Angeles Harbor College
Wilmington, California

Los Medanos College
Pittsburg, California

Merced College
Merced, California

Modesto Junior College
Modesto, California

Mount San Antonio College
Walnut, California

Palo Verde College
Blythe, California

Palomar College
San Marcos, California

Pasadena City College
Pasadena, California

Porterville College
Porterville, California

Santa Ana College
Santa Ana, California

Santa Monica College
Santa Monica, California

Santa Rosa Junior College
Santa Rosa, California

Sierra College
Rocklin, California

Solano Community College
Fairfield, California

Southwestern College
Chula Vista, California

Yuba Community College District
Marysville, California

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Colorado

Aims Community College
Greeley, Colorado

Colorado Mountain College
Glenwood Springs, Colorado

Pikes Peak Community College
Colorado Springs, Colorado

Red Rocks Community College
Lakewood, Colorado

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Connecticut

University of New Haven
West Haven, Connecticut

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Delaware

Delaware Technical and Community College: Stanton/Wilmington
Newark, Delaware

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District of Columbia

University of the District of Columbia
Washington, District of Columbia

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Florida

Broward Community College
Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Chipola College
Marianna, Florida

Daytona State College
Daytona Beach, Florida

Edison College
Fort Myers, Florida

Florida SouthWestern State College
Cocoa, Florida

Florida State College at Jacksonville
Jacksonville, Florida

Gulf Coast State College
Panama City, Florida

Hillsborough Community College
Tampa, Florida

Indian River State College
Fort Pierce, Florida

Lake-Sumter State College
Leesburg, Florida

Miami Dade College
Miami, Florida

Palm Beach State College
Lake Worth, Florida

Pasco-Hernando State College
New Port Richey, Florida

Pensacola State College
Pensacola, Florida

Polk Community College
Winter Haven, Florida

Seminole State College
Sanford, Florida

South Florida State College
Avon Park, Florida

St. Petersburg College
St. Petersburg, Florida

University of Florida
Gainesville, Florida

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Georgia

Albany Technical College
Albany, Georgia

Central Georgia Technical College
Macon, Georgia

West Georgia Technical College
LaGrange, Georgia

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Hawaii

University of Hawaii: Honolulu Community College
Honolulu, Hawaii

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Idaho

College of Eastern Idaho
Idaho Falls, Idaho

Idaho State University
Pocatello, Idaho

Lewis-Clark State College
Lewiston, Idaho

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Illinois

Carl Sandburg College
Galesburg, Illinois

City Colleges of Chicago: Harold Washington College
Chicago, Illinois

College of DuPage
Glen Ellyn, Illinois

Harper College
Palatine, Illinois

Illinois Eastern Community Colleges
Fairfield, Illinois

Joliet Junior College
Joliet, Illinois

Kishwaukee College
Malta, Illinois

Lewis University
Romeoville, Illinois

Lewis and Clark Community College
Godfrey, Illinois

Lincoln Land Community College
Springfield, Illinois

McHenry County College
Crystal Lake, Illinois

Moraine Valley Community College
Palos Hills, Illinois

Oakton Community College
Des Plaines, Illinoi

Rend Lake College
Ina, Illinois

Richland Community College
Decatur, Illinois

Rock Valley College
Rockford, Illinois

Southeastern Illinois College
Harrisburg, Illinois

Southwestern Illinois College
Belleville, Illinois

Triton College
River Grove, Illinois

Waubonsee Community College
Sugar Grove, Illinois

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Indiana

Vincennes University
Vincennes, Indian

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Iowa

Iowa Central Community College
Fort Dodge, Iowa

Iowa Western Community College
Council Bluffs, Iowa

Kirkwood Community College
Cedar Rapids, Iowa

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Kansas

Barton Community College
Great Bend, Kansas

Butler Community College
El Dorado, Kansas

Cloud County Community College
Concordia, Kansas

Dodge City Community College
Dodge City, Kansas

Garden City Community College
Garden City, Kansas

Johnson County Community College
Overland Park, Kansas

Kansas City Kansas Community College
Kansas City, Kansas

Labette Community College
Parsons, Kansas

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Kentucky

Bluegrass Community and Technical College
Lexington, Kentucky

Eastern Kentucky University
Richmond, Kentucky

Elizabethtown Community and Technical College
Elizabethtown, Kentucky

Jefferson Community and Technical College
Louisville, Kentucky

Somerset Community College
Somerset, Kentucky

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Louisiana

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Maine

Eastern Maine Community College
Bangor, Maine

Southern Maine Community College
South Portland, Maine

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Maryland

Cecil College
North East, Maryland

College of Southern Maryland
La Plata, Maryland

Montgomery College
Rockville, Maryland

Maryland Fire and Rescue Institute
College Park, Maryland

University of Maryland – College Park
College Park, Maryland

University of Maryland University College
Adelphi, Maryland

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Massachusetts

Anna Maria College
Paxton, Massachusetts

Berkshire Community College
Pittsfield, Massachusetts

Bristol Community College
Fall River, Massachusetts

Cape Cod Community College
West Barnstable, Massachusetts

Massasoit Community College
Brockton, Massachusetts

Quinsigamond Community College
Worcester, Massachusetts

Salem State University
Salem, Massachusetts

Springfield Technical Community College
Springfield, Massachusetts

Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Worcester, Massachusetts

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Michigan

Delta College
University Center, Michigan

Grand Rapids Community College
Grand Rapids, Michigan

Henry Ford College
Dearborn, Michigan

Kalamazoo Valley Community College
Kalamazoo, Michigan

Kellogg Community College
Battle Creek, Michigan

Lake Superior State University
Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan

Lansing Community College
Lansing, Michigan

Macomb Community College
Warren, Michigan

Madonna University
Livonia, Michigan

Mid Michigan Community College
Harrison, Michigan

Oakland Community College
Bloomfield Hills, Michigan

Schoolcraft College
Livonia, Michigan

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Minnesota

Lake Superior College
Duluth, Minnesota

Minnesota State Community and Technical College
Fergus Falls, Minnesota

Northwest Technical College
Bemidji, Minnesota

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Mississippi

Meridian Community College
Meridian, Mississippi

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Missouri

East Central College
Union, Missouri

Lindenwood University
St. Charles, Missouri

Metropolitan Community College: Blue River
Independence, Missouri

Mineral Area College
Park Hills, Missouri

Missouri Southern State University
Joplin, Missouri

Park University: Downtown Kansas City
Kansas City, Missouri

St. Charles Community College
Cottleville, Missouri

State Fair Community College
Sedalia, Missouri

Three Rivers Community College
Poplar Bluff, Missouri

University of Central Missouri
Warrensburg, Missouri

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Montana

Helena College University of Montana
Helena, Montana

Great Falls College Montana State University
Great Falls, Montana

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Nebraska

Mid-Plains Community College Area
North Platte, Nebraska

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Nevada

College of Southern Nevada
Las Vegas, Nevada

Great Basin College
Elko, Nevada

Truckee Meadows Community College
Reno, Nevada

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New Hampshire

Lakes Region Community College
Laconia, New Hampshire

New Jersey

Essex County College
Newark, New Jersey

Mercer County Community College
West Windsor, New Jersey

Middlesex County College
Edison, New Jersey

New Jersey City University
Jersey City, New Jersey

Rowan College at Burlington County
Pemberton, New Jersey

Sussex County Community College
Newton, New Jersey

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New Mexico

Dona Aña Community College of New Mexico State University
Las Cruces, New Mexico

New Mexico Junior College
Hobbs, New Mexico

New Mexico State University at Alamogordo
Alamogordo, New Mexico

New Mexico State University at Carlsbad
Carlsbad, New Mexico

San Juan College
Farmington, New Mexico

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New York

Broome Community College
Binghamton, New York

Finger Lakes Community College
Canandaigua, New York

Suffolk County Community College
Selden, New York

Rockland Community College
Suffern, New York

The City University of New York – John Jay College
New York, New York

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North Carolina

Alamance Community College
Graham, North Carolina

Fayetteville State University
Fayetteville, North Carolina

Tri-County Community College
Murphy, North Carolina

University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Charlotte, North Carolina

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North Dakota

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Ohio

Cincinnati State
Cincinnati, Ohio

Columbus State Community College
Columbus, Ohio

Hocking College
Nelsonville, Ohio

Lakeland Community College
Kirtland, Ohio

Lorain County Community College
Elyria, Ohio

Owens Community College: Toledo
Toledo, Ohio

Sinclair College
Dayton, Ohio

Stark State College
North Canton, Ohio

University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, Ohio

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Oklahoma

Oklahoma State University: Oklahoma City
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Western Oklahoma State College
Altus, Oklahoma

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Oregon

Central Oregon Community College
Bend, Oregon

Chemeketa Community College
Salem, Oregon

Clackamas Community College
Oregon City, Oregon

Clatsop Community College
Astoria, Oregon

Eastern Oregon University
La Grande, Oregon

Mt. Hood Community College
Gresham, Oregon

Southwestern Oregon Community College
Coos Bay, Oregon

Umpqua Community College
Roseburg, Oregon

Western Oregon University
Monmouth, Oregon

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Pennsylvania

Bucks County Community College
Newtown, Pennsylvania

Butler County Community College
Butler, Pennsylvania

Harrisburg Area Community College
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Holy Family University
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Rhode Island

Community College of Rhode Island
Warwick, Rhode Island

Providence College
Providence, Rhode Island

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South Carolina

Greenville Technical College
Greenville, South Carolina

Horry-Georgetown Technical College
Conway, South Carolina

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South Dakota

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Tennessee

Southwest Tennessee Community College
Memphis, Tennessee

Volunteer State Community College
Gallatin, Tennessee

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Texas

Austin Community College
Austin, Texas

Blinn College
Brenham, Texas

Collin College
Plano, Texas

Houston Community College System
Houston, Texas

Lamar Institute of Technology
Beaumont, Texas

Lone Star College System
The Woodlands, Texas

Midland College
Midland, Texas

Northeast Texas Community College
Mount Pleasant, Texas

Odessa College
Odessa, Texas

South Plains College
Levelland, Texas

Tarrant County College
Fort Worth, Texas

Temple College
Temple, Texas

Trinity Valley Community College
Athens, Texas

University of Houston-Downtown
Houston, Texas

Vernon College
Vernon, Texas

Victoria College
Victoria, Texas

Wharton County Junior College
Wharton, Texas

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Utah

Utah Valley University
Orem, Utah

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Vermont

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Virginia

Hampton University
Hampton, Virginia

Reynolds Community College
Richmond, Virginia

Southside Virginia Community College
Alberta, Virginia

Southwest Virginia Community College
Richlands, Virginia

Tidewater Community College
Norfolk, Virginia

Virginia Highlands Community College
Abingdon, Virginia

Virginia Western Community College
Roanoke, Virginia

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Washington

Bates Technical College
Tacoma, Washington

Bellevue College
Bellevue, Washington

Columbia Basin College
Pasco, Washington

Everett Community College
Everett, Washington

Olympic College
Bremerton, Washington

Skagit Valley College
Mount Vernon, Washington

South Puget Sound Community College
Olympia, Washington

Spokane Falls Community College
Spokane, Washington

Walla Walla Community College
Walla Walla, Washington

Wenatchee Valley College
Wenatchee, Washington

Yakima Valley Community College
Yakima, Washington

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West Virginia

American Military University
Charles Town, West Virginia

Blue Ridge Community and Technical College
Martinsburg, West Virginia

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Wisconsin

Chippewa Valley Technical College
Eau Claire, Wisconsin

Gateway Technical College
Kenosha, Wisconsin

Mid-State Technical College
Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin

Milwaukee Area Technical College
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Waukesha County Technical College
Pewaukee, Wisconsin

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Wyoming

Casper College
Casper, Wyoming

Central Wyoming College
Riverton, Wyoming

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Online Only

American Public University

Anna Maria College

Arizona State University

Capella University

Columbia Southern University

University of Richmond School of Continuing Studies

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