• Admissions Requirements

    FIRE ACADEMY ADMISSIONS 

    The Del Mar College Regional Fire Academy trains cadets to be certified Texas Firefighters by the Texas Commission on Fire Protection (TCFP). Standards for certification by TCFP are located at http://www.tcfp.texas.gov/.
    To gain admittance into the Del Mar College Regional Fire Academy, candidates must:

    1. Apply to Del Mar College at www.applytexas.org.
    2. Contact the Academy to schedule an interview and to pick up a Fire Academy application packet:
      (361) 698-1724
      Del Mar College - West Campus
      4101 Old Brownsville Road
      Public Safety Complex
    3. Pass a Background and Drug Screening (effective Fall 2017)
    4. Once accepted into the program, attend a mandatory Fire Academy orientation

    Students may not register themselves for the Fire Academy. The director of the Fire Academy will register students as they complete all admission requirements.
     

    FIRE SCIENCE ADMISSIONS 

    The Fire Science program is an open enrollment degree program. To be admitted into the Fire Science program candidates must:

    1. Apply to Del Mar College at www.applytexas.org.
    2. Meet all Reading, English, & Math (REM) requirements for the courses they wish to attend.
    3. Meet with a Fire Science Program advisor for counseling as to which courses to take.
      (361) 698-1724
      Del Mar College - West Campus
      4101 Old Brownsville Road
      Public Safety Complex

    After a student earns 24 credit hours, they may register themselves online or through the Fire Academy advisor. Check the Del Mar College website for registration periods.

  • Contact Information

    Public Safety Education
    101 Baldwin Blvd.
    Corpus Christi, TX 78404
    (361) 698-1724

    West Campus: 4101 Old Brownsville Road, Public Safety Complex