Fire Safety/EMT

This two-year College Tech Prep program prepares students to enter college to pursue a four-year Bachelor's degree in Emergency Management & Homeland Security.  Fire Safety/EMT training will be held at Barberton High School and the University of Akron, with the Honors Anatomy and Physiology class taught at Barberton High School.  Students will earn certification in Firefighter 1 and 1, EMT- Basic, 911 Dispatcher, CPR and First Aid.  The objective of this program is to provide a pathway directly from high school to a college four-year Emergency Management program.

Prerequisites include a grade of C or better in sophmore academic biology and good attendance.

  • Communication/technology skills
  • Anatomy and physiology of human systems
  • Medical terminology
  • Technical writing
  • Fire Department
  • 911 Dispatcher Units
  • Ambulance
  • Other Healthcare related fields