Degrees & Certificates
Emergency Medical Services EMT-Paramedic
Certificate of Achievement
Effective Fall 2020
This program is designed to prepare students to take and pass the National Registry Emergency Medical Technician - Paramedic (NREMTP) examination so they can become Licensed Paramedics in the state of California. It also prepares students to transfer and earn a BA in Paramedics. Students that complete the Certificate of Achievement in Emergency Medical Services EMT-Paramedic degree are able to gain employment as paramedic firefighters, paramedics on ambulances that serve the community as Advanced Life Support 9-1-1 providers, and in certain limited situations work in the hospital setting.
Students that earn this degree can find employment as a firefighter, paramedic with an ambulance company, and in specific and limited cases, work in a hospital.
|BIO 50 (Anatomy and Physiology)||4|
|EMS 10 (Paramedic Theory 1)||6|
|EMS 11 (Paramedic Theory 2)||6|
|EMS 12 (Paramedic Laboratory 1)||4|
|EMS 13 (Paramedic Laboratory 2)||4|
|EMS 16 (Paramedic Clinical Occupational Work Experience)||4|
|EMS 17 (Paramedic Capstone Occupational Work Experience)||10|
|EMS 20 (Emergency Medical Technician)||7|
|EMS 30 (Emergency Medical Responder)||3|
|EMS 62 (Basic Medical Terminology)||3|
Passing the California Paramedic Licensing examination administered by the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians is required at the conclusion of the program in order to work in California as a paramedic.