The College Track: Kansas City Kansas Community College

June 29, 2016

The National Junior Firefighter Program profiles a college or university in each issue of the E-news that offers degree programs in fire service-related fields. Find a listing of hundreds of schools nationwide on the National Junior Firefighter Program web site.

Name: Kansas City Kansas Community College (KCKCC)
Location: Kansas City, KS
City Population: 150,000

Fire Service Degree Programs: Associate in Applied Science in Fire Science/Firefighting; LPN/Paramedic/RRT to RN Bridge Program; Firefighter technical certificate
Student Body Population: 6,000
Features: In addition to regular day and evening courses, KCKCC offers classes in the late afternoon, on Saturdays, in the summer, online, and at mid-semester. KCKCC offers four Associate degrees which provide the foundation for nearly all four-year degrees. In addition, many one-year and Certificate programs are offered. Students may enroll in pre-professional programs (i.e., pre-dentistry) and transfer to a four-year university or college, or earn a one-year Certificate or two-year degree and enter the work force.