If I want to study fire science technology, do I need
to register for and attend an information meeting?
All students interested in studying fire science technology must
register and attend an
online information meeting.
Why do I need to register for and attend an information
The fire science technology program has requirements that
must be completed to enroll. Information meetings are held
to go over the requirements in detail.
What are the requirements for the fire science technology
Ohio Fire Academy (OFA)
An OFA Fire Science Checklist can help students keep track of the program
An C-TEC Fire Science Checklist can help students keep track of the program
Where can I find a list of classes (plan of study) for the
program I want to study?
The courses students need to take to complete a certificate or
degree are listed in a plan of study.
Can I take classes online or face-to-face?
Students can complete the fire science technology associate
degree online except for the hands-on firefighter training,
which is offered in person at one of our partner locations: C-TEC
or The Ohio Fire Academy. The fire science technology associate
degree offers both in person and online courses.
What type of financial assistance is available to help me pay for
COTC awards more than $1 million in scholarships to students
Every student is encouraged to complete a Free Application
for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to be considered for grants,
scholarships, and loans.
Students who complete a FAFSA are automatically considered for
some scholarships. Other scholarships
require an application.
Connect with the Office of Student Financial Services at
740.366.9435 or email NWKemail@example.com.
Can I pursue a bachelor’s degree after I complete the associate
Students interested in continuing their education to pursue a
bachelor’s degree can consider transferring to a four-year
college or university. COTC has a transfer
agreement with the
University of Cincinnati.
How do I get started at COTC?
Help us learn more about you by visiting our Future Students webpage, then follow
the COTC Steps to Enroll to