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Emergency Medical Services

Emergency Medical Services

Earn your paramedicine degree for entry-level paramedic positions at ambulance companies, fire departments, hospitals, and clinics, by learning to operate under fast-paced situations and provide treatment in numerous medical emergencies.

Why choose this program?

  • Practical skills taught by individuals currently working in the field
  • Students have the option to begin working as an EMT before the end of the program.
  • Accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) and the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP)
  • On the job experience opportunities in collaboration with classroom teaching

Scholarships Available

Degrees & Certificates

Apply between Jan. 16 – May 15, 2024

Career Opportunities

2022 EMS Program Outcomes
  • 100% retention rate
  • 100% 3rd attempt cumulative pass rate
  • 90% cognitive exam results on first attempt
  • 100% positive placement

“What’s cool here at UCC, that I don’t think you have everywhere, is the community involvement.” – Jaymen Bendele, Fire Science and EMS Student

More Program Information

Program description, outcomes and requirements are located in the Course Catalog.

Money for College

Between scholarships, grants, work study, and loans, students like you can qualify for thousands of dollars to help them reach their education goals.

Mission Statement

To prepare Paramedics who are competent in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains to enter the profession.

Licensure and State Reciprocity

Before enrolling in the Emergency Medical Services program, students should consider whether the license they need to obtain to work, will be valid outside the state of Oregon. Use this table to determine state to state licensure.


EMS Program Director