Fire/EMT Dual Credit Program
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Fire/EMT Dual Credit Program


Firefighter Certification

Basic Structure Fire Suppression

This program prepares aspiring firefighters to meet and exceed all state requirements in preparation for a career as a firefighter. Students who complete all Midland College and Texas Commission on Fire Protection eligibility requirements will be prepared to take the TCFP basic suppression exam that certifies individuals for entry-level firefighter positions statewide.

Emergency Medical Technician Basic (EMT)

The Emergency Medical Technician Basic Certification exam measures important competencies you will need as you work as part of a comprehensive EMS response system. Students will be prepared to take the EMT certification exam.

Application & Registration Steps

Space is Limited!

Your high school counselor or administrator can provide additional information about applying to the program.

An interview with Midland College's Fire Science Technology Program Chair, the Midland Fire Department Chief, and/or other school representatives may be required. 



  • Create a new profile if you do not already have one.
  • Once the profile is complete, fill out the application.
  • Include your social security number in both your profile and application. 
    WARNING: Although listed as optional on the application, not providing your SSN will delay the processing of your application.
  • Allow 2 business days for MC to process your application.
  • Look for your acceptance email from Midland College at the email address provided in your application profile. Don't forget to check your spam folder.


Contact the Dual Credit Center at (432) 681-6341 or

Watch a video on how to apply

Meningitis Vaccine

As of January 1, 2014, all entering students under the age of 22 at an institution of higher education are required to show proof of an initial meningococcal vaccination or a booster dose during the five-year period prior to enrolling. They must get the vaccine at least 10 days before the semester begins. Students planning to take online classes only are not required to submit meningitis documentation.

Helpful Information

  • When submitting meningitis documentation via email or fax, include your MC student ID number.
  • Local pharmacies that carry the vaccine include: HEB, Grahams, and Walgreens.
  • Typical shot cost at pharmacy is $129.00.


A separate, signed application must be submitted ONLINE for each individual to receive an exemption from Texas meningococcal vaccination requirements. This form is for official use only and is not valid if photocopied. You must have a working printer to complete this transaction. If the student is 17 years or younger, the form must be signed by a parent/guardian.

Exemption Form

For more information regarding college vaccine requirements, visit the Texas Department of State Health Services Vaccine Requirements website and the Texas Legislature SB62 website.

Meningitis Questions?

Contact the Dual Credit Center at (432) 681-6341 or

Complete Dual Credit Parent/Student Agreement Form

A parent agreement form is required for enrollment in Midland College's Dual Credit Get started using the link below.

Dual Credit Parent/Student Agreement Form


Contact the Dual Credit Center at (432) 681-6341 or 

Ryan Collier

Associate Professor
Emergency Medical Services & Fire Science Technology
Harris Field

Mark Kuhn

Department Chair, Professor
Emergency Medical Services & Fire Science Technology
Harris Field

Justin Bateman

Public Service Division Office
Main Campus, Technology Center Building, Room 117
(432) 685-6713



Dual Credit Service Center
(432) 681-6341