COVID-19 July 1 Update: The Fall Term Class Schedule has been updated to reflect on-campus and online courses: view Fall Course info. EFSC will reopen its four campuses in August for the Fall Term with many classes online, limited in-person classes and safety measures in place to protect against COVID-19, including a requirement to wear face coverings inside all buildings. Read Reopening Plan details & FAQ. With Summer Term courses underway online, Campuses are currently closed, but essential Student Services are available remotely: See the Virtual Student Services Guide

Fall 2020 Information

Applications are being accepted through June 14 for the Fall Term Fire Academy Training that prepares you to become a firefighter in the state of Florida.


Welcome to the Fire Science Technology/Fire Academy Site

Fire FIghter Training

Eastern Florida State College offers a wide array of academic and specialized training programs. Whether you're interested in getting started in the field of firefighting or want to increase your knowledge through advanced courses, EFSC has the right program for you.

On these pages you will find links and information relating to the Fire Science Technology program, application process and much more. Click on the links on this page to find out about the Fire Science Technology degrees, certificates and other training offered through EFSC's Public Safety Institute.

Associate in Science


Career and Technical Certificates (CTC)


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Request Appointment for Advising

Bill Klein
Program Manager
Palm Bay Campus Building 6, Room 107

Scott Manning
Assistant Program Coordinator / Fire Academy Chief
Palm Bay Campus Building 6, Room 110

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