Emergency Medical Services

Paramedicine: Associate of Applied Science Degree

UCC Emergency Medical Services TrainingThe 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

  2018 2017 2016
NREMT Written Exam 63.60% 93% 100%
Retention 75% 71% 84%
Positive Placement 75% 100% 100%


The application period for the 2020-21 academic year is OPEN.EMS logo onlyParamedic Application

Questions? Contact Roger Kennedy.

Careers

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.

Catalog Info

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Program Requirements

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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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.

  • Work Study (Work on Campus. Get experience in the workforce.)
  • Scholarships and FAFSA (Sources of free money for college. Application times. FAFSA.)
  • UCC Scholars (Tuition waiver for high school seniors with high GPAs.)

Why UCC?

Why UCCAt 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.

Contact

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
Phone: 541-440-7680