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KC offers many Professional and Career Education programs and courses designed to get you the skills you need to enter the workforce or improve your skills for advancement. Licenses, industry certifications, and workforce development contracts with business and industry are also available.
Kilgore College Fire training program


The Kilgore College Fire Academy is recognized by the State of Texas as an EXEMPLARY PROGRAM and is accredited by the Texas Commission on Fire Protection, State Firefighters’ and Fire Marshals’ Association and Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.

The ETPA is dedicated to meeting the pre-service and in-service training needs of the officers, agencies, and communities of Northeast Texas. ETPA has provided the East Texas Council of Governments and Ark-Tex Council of Governments service delivery areas.


Is at our core.

A core curriculum is defined by the state of Texas as “curriculum in the liberal arts, humanities, sciences, political, social, and cultural history, that all graduates of an institution of higher education are required to complete before receiving a baccalaureate degree.”

KC’s Core Curriculum consists of 42 semester credit hours that will transfer to any public college or university in Texas.

After completing the core, a student may need only 18 additional semester credit hours to receive an Associate of Arts or an Associate of Science degree.

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CHRISTUS Good Shepherd, Kilgore College, the City of Kilgore and the Roy H. Laird Memorial Hospital Foundation hosted a ribbon cutting and grand opening for their newest facility, the Roy H. Laird Health Science Center, on July 11. The ceremony featured tours of the new facility, located at 1612 Henderson Blvd. in Kilgore, built on […]

The exhibit will allow visitors to dive into the golden age of cinema and explore the fascinating world of oil as portrayed in classic films. “Through the artwork and promotional materials created for the films, visitors to the museum can discover how Hollywood captured the excitement and drama of the oil boom era – from […]