If I want to enroll in this certificate program, do I need to register for and attend an information meeting?
All students interested in studying the Fire with EMT Certificate program must register and attend an online information meeting.
Why do I need to register for and attend an information meeting?
The Fire with EMT Certificate 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 with EMT Certificate Program?
Ohio Fire Academy (OFA)
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?
The Fire with EMT certificate program includes hands-on learning and some classes are taken face-to-face. There are some online courses that can be taken as part of the Fire with EMT certificate program.
What type of financial assistance is available to help me pay for college?
The Fire with EMT certificate is eligible for the short-term certificate grant available to students with demonstrated financial need as well as students who are currently in or exiting foster care. Each student may receive a one-time grant of up to $2,000 to assist with tuition and fees (does not include the cost of books and supplies). To be considered, students must submit and satisfy the requirements on the Short-term Certificate Grant Application.
Connect with the Office of Student Financial Services at 740.366.9435 or email NWKemail@example.com.
Can I pursue an associate degree after I complete the certificate?
Yes, students who complete the Fire with EMT Certificate are encouraged to continue their education because they have already earned credits toward the Associate of Applied Science in Fire Science Technology degree.