The 4 semester certificate program is designed to provide those responsible for pre-hospital emergency care the opportunity to become skilled in advanced life support measures. The Emergency Medical Services (EMS/AS) degree and the Paramedical program are accredited by the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP).
SPECIAL ADMISSIONS REQUIREMENTS
Admission to this program is limited by special accreditation requirements and/or the availability of clinical assignments; therefore, students seeking admission to the EMT and Paramedic programs must complete application to both the College and the programs. Application packets are available from the Health Admissions Office on the Warrington campus or the Pensacola State College website at http://pensacolastate.edu/healthprograms/. All application requirements must be completed by the established deadlines before a student will be considered eligible for admission to this program.
Minimum requirements for eligibility to the program include high school diploma, or GED, satisfactory scores in reading and math on the TABE test, documentation of current Florida EMT Certification and a current American Heart or American Red Cross BLS for Health Care Card.
Admission to this program is based upon receipt date of completed application requirements. Once a particular class is full, the remaining qualified applicants are automatically listed as alternates for that class. If the applicant is not seated, he/she is offered admission in the next available class.
*If applicable, any documents related to this program of study can be found listed under the Documents section on this web page.
*We strongly encourage you to contact the Pensacola State Allied Health Department for assistance in planning your program of study.
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