Overview of Company Officer Program
Oxnard College Public Safety Division began offering Company Officer Courses in Fall 2021. Effective Fall 2023, classes will be offered based on need and/or requests from local agencies. Please check the Oxnard College schedule for the most up-to-date list of course offerings. If you have any questions or need additional information, please contact William Lynch, Fire Technology Department Chair.
The Fire Company Officer Associate in Science degree program provides comprehensive instruction in the skills necessary for success as a Company Officer/first line supervisor in the Fire Service industry. This program is designed to meet the needs of in-service professionals interested in pursuing a supervisory position where an Associate degree is required in order to take the Captain’s promotional exam as well as those seeking to advance their knowledge in this area. The major courses in this program are aligned with California Fire Marshal Company Officer model curriculum and all courses within the program are aligned with C-ID. Career opportunities after completion of the program include Fire Captain or Lieutenant. Those members that complete all of the required Company Officer classes and the required General Education will be eligible for the new "Fire Officer" AS degree. Oxnard College also offers a Company Officer Certificate of Achievement. For more information, visit the Oxnard College catalogue.