Amarillo College delivers Associate Degree and Certificate programs that enrich lives, inspire success, and provide an outstanding academic foundation.
AC students have success whether they are looking to immediately enter the workforce or proceed to a university.
Everything you need to achieve success is within easy reach at Amarillo College, including a team of enthusiastic faculty and staff who are fully committed to helping you realize your dreams.
Nothing takes precedence at AC over your success.
Your success is our sole purpose. Take advantage of scholarships, join an organization, or look for study abroad opportunities that few other community colleges offer.
Be your best self at Amarillo College.
Amarillo College is the most-affordable choice for quality higher education in the Panhandle and offers many ways to support your financial investment.
From corporate training opportunities to personal enrichment classes geared to every age group, the Continuing Education Division is a community resource true to its purpose.
IMPROVING AND PROTECTING OUR WORLD
The Fire Protection Technology program at Amarillo College offers cost-effective and comprehensive training that meets the most stringent regulatory standards. The program meets or exceeds requirements of the Texas Commission on Fire Protection Standards, The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, the Federal Aviation Administration, and the Environmental Protection Agency.
Job opportunities are available in small or large municipal fire departments, fire protection districts, or industrial, airport and even national forest fire departments. Depending on the level of continued education achieved, career paths can include: fire building inspector, arson investigator, occupational safety and risk manager, and more.
Take a look at jobs in this field that are high paying and growing in our region right now. View data on wages, employment, and education requirements for these careers.
Enter the Workforce in as little as 2 semesters
Firefighter Certification I
Firefighter Certification II
Firefighter Certification III
Firefighter Certification IV
Basic Wildland Firefighting
Driver/Operator - Pumper
Fire Officer I
Fire Officer II
Fire Instructor I
Fire Instructor II
FIRS 1543 or FIRS 2450
Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting or Hazardous Materials Technician
Freshman Comp 1
Lng, Phil, Cultr/Creat Art
Please see an advisor for course sequencing.