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Waco: Fire Academy At MCC In National Spotlight

By: Brittany Semadeni Email
By: Brittany Semadeni Email

WACO (August 23, 2013)--MCC’s Fire Academy is in the national spotlight after a fire science-focused nonprofit ranked it 57th of 900 similar programs across the country.

According to FireScience.org, MCC’s program has one of the top 90 fire science degree programs with significantly higher than average returns on investment, an MCC spokesperson said.

Schools achieving the ranking had an annual tuition of less than $10,000, at least 35 active students enrolled, is fully accredited and has an average annual “salary” greater than $50,000, a spokesperson said.

FireSciece.org provides information about fire science, firefighting and first responder education careers.


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