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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.

News & Events

Texas Mutual Insurance Company—the state’s leading provider of workers’ compensation insurance—is awarding a $100,000 grant to Kilgore College (KC) to continue funding the college’s Risk Management Institute, to provide free workplace safety courses for community employers, workers and the general public. KC will accept the $100,000 at a press conference 1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 21, […]

The Kilgore College Invitational Wind Symphony Concert featuring East Texas high school band students performing with the KC Wind Symphony is set for Saturday, March 2. The concert is set for 7:30 p.m. in Dodson Auditorium on the Kilgore campus. Repertoire selections will include contemporary and classic wind band and chamber music. The concert is […]

new bridge is coming soon!

Watch construction from start-to-finish on the 24-hour live camera feed. The pedestrian bridge is expected to be completed soon.