Special Admission Requirements - Rolling Admission
This program has special admissions requirements. Search Admissions Requirements for Health Sciences on www.aacc.edu
Official Title of Major: Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic, A.A.S.
Award: Associate of Applied Science degree, A.A.S. and eligibility for the National Registry Paramedic (NRP) written and practical exams.
Total Credit Hours: A minimum of 63
Learn more about the Paramedic Degree Program
Purpose: Prepares students for state and national certification as a Paramedic (NRP). There is a fee for the national exam.
The AACC Paramedic Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP), and approved as a Maryland EMS Educational Program by the Maryland Emergency Medical Services Board (MEMSB) upon the recommendation of the Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems (MIEMSS).
AACC cannot confirm whether the course or program meets requirements for professional licensure in states other than Maryland. If you plan to apply for licensure in a state other than Maryland, contact that state’s licensing board to determine whether the AACC course or program meets requirements for licensure in that state. If you need assistance finding contact information for your state, or if you need additional information regarding professional licensure, please contact the School of Health Sciences at 410-777-7310.
Additional Program Requirements
Students must meet academic and admission requirements prior to admission. Students will be expected to practice certain skills on each other in the college lab. Mandatory attendance requirements apply to all classes in the EMT areas of study. A minimum grade of C is required in all prerequisites and in all EMT curriculum courses required in the program.
Faculty Contact (webapps.aacc.edu/directory): Claudia Clark
Courses to improve skills and prepare for college-level classes may be needed. It is best to see an advisor as you plan your education.
Course/Advising Notes: ________________________________________________________________________
|(*) Students must be admitted to the Paramedic major to take EMT courses.