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Fire Medic

  • Certificate
  • 20 credits
  • 1 Year
  • Delivery Method: On-Campus

Why Study Fire Medic at LSC?

The fire medic certificate at Lake Superior College in Duluth, MN can quickly teach the basic knowledge and skills to help you get your Minnesota firefighter’s license.

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  • LSC is my TOP CHOICEfor Fire Technology
    It was my dream and goal to work for the Duluth Fire Department. I knew it was competitive but I went for it. If you have a goal for anything in life, give it everything you’ve got and never give up. Davan Scott
    Alum, Fire Technology
  • LSC is my TOP CHOICEfor Fire Science and Administration
    In the last 18 years, I have always wanted to go to work. My firefighting career has taken me places that I never thought I would go in life. Joe Tribbey
    Alum, Fire Science and Administration
  • LSC is my TOP CHOICEfor Fire Technology
    LSC’s fire tech program did a great job in preparing me for the firefighting field. I felt confident in my ability to contribute to the crew from day one. Lindzi Campbell
    Alum, Fire Technology

Career Information

Visit the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the MN Dept of Employment & Economic Development, and the Occupational Information Network (O*NET) to gather valuable career information such as wage reports, career outlook, job prospects, industry trends, and career opportunities. These tools are available to help empower students to make informed decisions about their educational and professional paths.

Below you will find the Career Field and Career Cluster that this program is related to. Learn more about if this career area fits your interests!

Is Law, Public Safety, Corrections, and Security right for you?

Law, public safety, corrections, and security workers are found in a variety of settings. For example, you might guard the public and enforce the law as a police officer or security guard. Or, you might provide fire protection as a firefighter.

Plan Your Education

The Fire Medic Program Guide is a tool to help you map out how to successfully get your degree at Lake Superior College.

View approximate total tuition and fees for MN residents to complete this degree.

This program may be completed in 1 year if prerequisites are complete.

Educational Pathways

If you love what you learn in the fire fighter certificate program, continue your studies. Apply your credits to the Fire Technology AAS at Lake Superior College.

Skills and Knowledge

  • Professional and leadership skills
  • Use the Incident Command System
  • Create a safe working environment
  • Career and promotional opportunities
  • Workplace communication
  • Creating the future of fire service
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