COTC ​Fire Science Technology Advisory Committee


​The Fire Science Technology and Technical Rescue programs benefit from a diverse and dedicated Advisory Committee comprised of students and professionals with vested interest in academic and industry excellence.

  • Jay Clevenger, Ohio Fire Academy Training Supervisor                                                                         
  • Earl Miller, C-TEC Public Safety Coordinator
  • Erna Holland, CTEC
  • Scott Walker, Ohio Fire Academy Deputy Superintendent
  • Casey Curtis, Chief Granville F.D. (chair
  • Patrick Connor, Chief Newark F.D
  • Jack Rupp, Asst. Chief Plain Twp. F.D
  • Gerry Robinson, OFA Dep. Superintendent (Ret.
Alumni currently employed:
  • Dirk Futral, Buckeye Lake Fire Department
Current Student:
  • Ty Greene, COTC Fire Science Student

Graduate Survey Data

Withdrawal rates program/by course 2016-2020

The 3-year graduation rate for the spring 2016 Fire Science entering cohort was 20%
Recent Fire Science Technology graduates reported being employed as full- or part-time in their field of study at a rate of 100%.