Fire Protection Certificate
Alamance Community College

Program Details

The online Fire Protection Certificate program from Alamance Community College is designed to prepare firefighters for operational-level positions with the fire service. Courses may also be applied toward the AAS degree, and cover topics in:

  • Writing & Inquiry
  • Fire Protection
  • Fire Prevention & Public Education
  • Building Construction
  • Fire Fighting Strategies


  • Residency determination
  • ACT or SAT scores (a placement test may be taken in lieu of this)
  • Students with transfer credit for English or mathematics courses may not be required to take the placement test
  • Official high school transcripts (not required if the applicant has earned as Associate degree or higher)
  • Official transcripts from all colleges/universities attended

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Geographic Restrictions

ACC is currently authorized to offer online classes to students residing in Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Louisiana, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina, Virginia, and Washington. Due to state a