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Certificate of Proficiency in Fire Science

The Fire Science Certificate is designed to prepare students for a career in the fire service or to enhance the knowledge and skills of individuals already working or volunteering as fire fighters. All courses in this certificate can be applied toward the A.S. in Public Service degree program.

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1 of the following 2 Math Requirement courses is required:

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Contact: Maureen Alexander
Phone: 732-255-0400, Ext. 2188.



Fire Inspector
Fire Fighter
Fire Marshall
Fire Investigator
Public Insurance Adjustor

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Current students are encouraged to use curriculum guides, along with their Student Planning Degree Audit (My Progress Screen), to help make educated, accurate choices when selecting courses.

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honors by contract

A wide range of courses are available for students to participate in OCC’s “Honors by Contract” Program for the spring semester.

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Official* 2017-2018 Catalog

Our interactive catalog is updated throughout the year.

*Course requirements for degrees can and do change over time. Students are responsible for fulfilling the degree requirements that are in effect when they begin pursuing the degree at the college.

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