Paramedicine: Associate of Applied Science Degree
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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Paramedic Program Outcomes
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2020-21 academic year is OPEN
As of 07/08/2020 there are openings for student in the program. Please continue to apply.
Questions? Contact Roger Kennedy.
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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High School Students
Get a head start by becoming a dual credit student. Dual credit students attend UCC and high school at the same time! You can complete high school requirements, work on college prerequisites and earn credits towards a degree or certificate all at the same time.
Residents of WA, ID, NV, and CA
If you are from Washington, Idaho, Nevada, or California, you pay Oregon resident tuition rates. That's a big discount! You might also be interested in what life is like around UCC. Find out.
Money for College
Get access to millions of dollars that are available to students - not just loans. There are scholarships, grants and work study opportunities too! Every student can use money for college. It can help you to be more successful. Plus, it can lower your debt load when you finish college. Some students actually leave college debt-free! Here are some important sources of money for college. Don't let these opportunities for financial aid pass you by. Act now! Decide. Commit. Succeed.
- Pell Grants part of FAFSA (for undergraduate students who display exceptional financial need.)
- Federal Work Study part of FAFSA (Work on Campus. Get experience in the workforce.)
- Scholarships, OSAC, FAFSA, and more (Sources of money for college.)
- UCC Scholars (Tuition waiver for high school seniors with high GPAs.)
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
Prospective students should contact an Enrollment Advisor 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