Fire Science Students

Fire Academy Fees

The Fire Academy class is a 12-credit course. Tuition rates vary depending upon your residency.

Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT): $95

Uniform: approx. $170
Fire Academy cadets are required to purchase a set of uniform clothing.

Textbook: approx. $145

Certification: $220 total
The Kansas Fire and Rescue Training Institute (KF&RTI) charges a fee of $110 for administering the Firefighter I certification test (including hazardous materials awareness) and $110 for administering the Firefighter II certification test (including hazardous materials operations).

KF&RTI certification fees are due about four weeks prior to the testing dates. The testing dates are at the end of the semester. These fees are not paid to JCCC.

Contact Us

Phone: 913-895-8405
Campus Mailbox: 36
Location: Overland Park Fire Training Center (Map)
Dept. Email: Rich Lehmann

Outcomes & Student Achievement

  • Students pursuing a bachelor's degree: 17%
  • Students pursuing Fire Science, AA, degree: 75
  • Fire Science program graduates: 7 (avg.)
  • Kansas Firefighter I/II certification pass rate: 83%
  • Job placement in related field: 60%