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Emergency Medical Services Program
- Associate of Science in Emergency Medical Services
EMS College Locations:
- City College – Altamonte Springs
- City College – Fort Lauderdale
- City College – Gainesville
- City College – Hollywood
- City College – Miami
EMS School and Paramedic
Interested in being an EMT / Paramedic? You can be an important part of the emergency medical response team! City College can help you become the professional Paramedic you want to be with hands-on experience and quality instruction. Train for the EMS / Paramedic certification examination. Don’t imagine it, be a part of it! Start Today!
Why Choose City College
City College’s comprehensive Emergency Medical Services training includes both EMT / Paramedic courses. Accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs, City College’s EMT / Paramedic program meets the curriculum standards outlined by the U.S. government.
Career Opportunities for EMS and Paramedic
You will have the opportunities to work in fire rescue stations, trauma centers, ambulance companies and law enforcement organizations. You can be an Ambulance Paramedic, Firefighter-Paramedic, Flight Paramedic, Shipboard Paramedic and more!
EMS Program Degree
Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT) and Paramedics are in high demand. With EMS Program expanding in Florida and nationally and the increase in the number of older people in the U.S., opportunities in this exciting field will continue to grow. City College’s comprehensive EMS training, which includes both Emergency Medical Technician and Paramedic courses, prepares students for successful careers in this profession.
Specialized courses provide hands-on knowledge of anatomy and physiology, how to treat injuries, administering IVs, assessing patient status, bleeding control and other techniques. Students also learn how to maintain patience under pressure and develop a professional attitude.
You’ll gain valuable real-world training in EMS School during EMT and Paramedic clinical externships at some of the busiest trauma centers in South Florida, as well as at local fire rescue departments and ambulance services.
Upon completion of the 24-month program, which is offered at our five campuses in Florida, you will have the expertise to work as a team member at organizations including fire rescue services, trauma centers, private ambulance companies and law enforcement organizations. You will also be prepared for the EMT and Paramedic certification examination. City College’s Emergency Medical Services program meets the curriculum standards outlined by the U.S. government.
The EMS Program program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the EMS Professions.