Kentucky Fire Commission State Fire Rescue Training Credit Transfer Guide for Union Institute & University
|Fire Rescue Trainings||Credits for Transfer|
|Certificate: Emergency Medical Technician||6|
|*Emergency Medical Technician (EMT—Current active status)||6|
|Certificate: Basic Firefighter||12|
|Introduction to Fire Service||3|
|Firefighters Basic Skills I||3|
|Firefighters Basic Skills II||3|
|Firefighters Intermediate Skills I||3|
|Certificate: Advanced Firefighter||12|
|Firefighters Intermediate Skills II||3|
|Firefighters Advanced Skills I||3|
|Firefighters Advanced Skills II||3|
|Firefighters Advanced Skills III||3|
|Diploma: Fire Chief||22|
|EMT First Responder||3|
|Fire Officer I||5|
|*Fire Officer II||2–8|
|Fire Officer III||6|
*The awarding of six credits for the Emergency Medical Technician (EMT—active status) will only apply once to the degree program, to be awarded by the presentation of the EMT certificate or completion of Fire Officer II.
Upon recommendation brought by the Kentucky Fire Commission to the Kentucky Community and Technical College System, Union Institute & University (UI&U) will accept up to 60 non-regional credits as supported by the Kentucky Community and Technical College System evaluation. These credits will be approved as lower level credits within the Bachelor of Science in Emergency Services Management major.
Other certificates and documented training will be evaluated on an individual bases and awarded appropriate credits based on the results of the evaluation. Union Institute & University accepts credits in transfer from regionally accredited colleges and universities and reserves the right to apply, or not to apply, acceptable transfer credit toward degree requirements. Please see UI&U University Catalog for complete details.
Class Format: 100% Online Coursework to fit ANY schedule
Class Start Dates: Undergraduate classes start every 8 weeks
Ready for the next step?
Union Institute & University is recognized as an exemplary transfer institution by Phi Theta Kappa
Completing my degree was a lifetime goal. I also wanted to set a good example that I could finish and be a college graduate.
-Mindy S. - UIU Graduate