Emergency Medical Services

Emergency Medical Services

Paramedic AAS

UCC Emergency Medical Services TrainingUCC's Emergency Medical Services (EMS) program provides career training for entry-level positions in emergency medical settings. Ambulance companies, fire and police departments, and various other industries need well-trained, professional emergency medical personnel.

Successful completion of UCC's EMT, Advanced EMT, EMT-Intermediate, or Paramedic training programs prepares you to take respective state certification exams. The EMS department also offers continuing education opportunities for first responders and EMS professionals.

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Emergency Medical Services Application


The application time for the 2015-16 academic year is OPEN. 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-Basic, EMT Intermediate, or Paramedic training, you are eligible to apply to take the respective state certification exams. The department also offers training for First Responders and EMS continuing education.

View / Download Career Pathways information for Emergency Medical Services

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.

View / Download Complete EMS Program Admission Requirements

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.


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