Company Officer Degree

The Company Officer Degree and Certificate of Achievement (COA) Program is offered to professional firefighters who are seeking promotional opportunities in the fire service and certification through State Fire Training.  The Company Officer Courses are taught during the Spring Semester at Miramar or the Fall Semester at Palomar College in San Diego County.  For a complete list of ALL SFT classes in San Diego County consider making the following Google Link a favorite as it is updated regularly. SD County SFT Class Link

The Associate of Science Degree in Fire Technology - Company Officer offered through San Diego Miramar College provides a clear guided pathway to meet the requirements for promotion to Company Officer. Miramar Fire Technology is an Accredited Regional Training Program (ARTP) through State Fire Training. The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA 1021) Standards for Company Officer requirements are directly embedded into the Fire Technology Degree and Certificate of Achievement.

The Company Officer Degree has been closely coordinated between our agency stakeholders, including San Diego Fire Rescue Department, Cal Fire San Diego, San Diego County Fire Authority and Heartland Fire Training.  The Degree & Certificate program is approved through California State Fire Training, so not only will the graduates of the program earn their degree, but will be ready to meet the challenges leaders in the Fire Service.

Course Number  Course Title Units
EMGM 105A Emergency Medical Technician – National Registry (EMT Card / Credit by Exam) 7.0
FIPT 323C Hazardous Materials Incident Commander 0.5
FIPT 324D Intermediate Wildland Fire Behavior S-290 0.5
FIPT 340 Company Officer 2A: Human Resource Management for Company Officers 0.5
FIPT 341 Company Officer 2B: General Administration Functions for Company Officers 0.5
FIPT 342 Company Officer 2C: Fire Investigation and Inspection for Company Officers 0.5
FIPT 343 Company Officer 2D: All Risk Command Operations for Company Officers 0.5
FIPT 344 Company Officer 2E: Company Officer 2E: Incident Operations for Company Officers 0.5
FIPT 345 Instructor I: Instructional Methodology 0.5
Plus Firefighter 1 Certification (FIPT 381S, FIPT 381F/G, Miramar Academy or Credit by Exam for SFT FF1 Certification