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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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Kilgore College’s TRIO Educational Opportunity Center (EOC) will host several “FAFSA Palooza” events soon in the college’s Randolph C. Watson Library on the Kilgore campus. The sessions will provide free financial aid assistance sessions for anyone who needs help filling out the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). FAFSA Palooza Events: All sessions will […]

The Kilgore College Invitational Jazz Festival Concert featuring area high school band students performing with the KC Jazz Band is set for 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 27. The free concert will be held in Dodson Auditorium on the Kilgore campus. Participation in the jazz festival is open to any area high school band students.  The […]