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The Fire Academy provides training certified by the Missouri Department of Fire Safety to prepare individuals for employment as firefighters. Upon completion of the training, students will earn the Fire Science Certificate which satisfies all requirements for the testing of Missouri Division of Fire Safety’s Firefighter I and II, Hazardous Materials Awareness and Operations and Emergency Medical Technician testing. Students also receive a Candidate Physical Ability Testing certificate – required by most departments for employment. Upon completion of the Fire Science Certificate students earn 28 credit hours toward our Associate of Applied Science in Fire Science Technology degree. The Fire Academy offers day and evening courses to fit your needs. Financial aid is available including veteran’s benefits for those who qualify. For more information, call (816) 604-6700.