The Emergency Medical Services department offers career training for entry-level positions in emergency medical settings. Ambulance companies, fire departments, police departments, and various other industries requiring emergency medical services may employ emergency services personnel.
The program has been designed to be completed in two years if you attend full time. However, there are entry-level expectations for skill levels in reading, writing, and mathematics. The length of time you take to complete the program will depend on your skills in these areas.
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Emergency Medical Services Application
The application time for the 2015-16 academic year is CLOSED. Completed application packets must be submitted by March 20, 2015. Questions? Contact Roger Kennedy.
View / Download the Emergency Medical Services Application
After successful completion of all requirements for EMT, Advanced EMT, EMT Intermediate, or Paramedic training, the student is eligible to apply to take the respective state and national certification exams. The department also offers training for Emergency Medical Responders and EMS continuing education.
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Because of the medical nature of the training, UCC's EMS program has specialized admission requirements. You must:
- Pass a background check.
- Meet immunization requirements.
- Take prerequisite courses to start the program.
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At UCC, you can earn a variety of certificates and degrees that can enhance your current career or place you in the workforce sooner. Plus, UCC offers:
• Expert faculty dedicated to teaching
• Personal attention and small class sizes
• Online classes
UCC's EMS program boasts a student success rate of 90 percent. Program staff are dedicated to preparing you for positions in the field.
Prospective students should visit Advising and Career Services to get started and then see a program advisor (below) to develop a more focused educational plan.
Roger Kennedy - Contact
Coordinator, Associate Professor, EMT / Paramedics