Academic Programs Emergency Medical Services
Emergency Medical Services is a Health Science profession recognized by the American Medical Association. A competent member of this profession will recognize, assess, and manage medical emergencies under the direction of a physician and primarily provide pre-hospital emergency care to acutely ill patients by ambulance service and secondarily in other appropriate settings (such as hospitals). Midland College offers an associate degree (2 years) or individualized courses preparing students to write the National Registry of EMTs for Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) after the first eight (8) semester hours and the National Registry of EMTs exam for Paramedic after completion of EMT training and an additional 35 semester hours (12 months) of course work.
Note: The Emergency Medical Technician Certificate and the Paramedic Certificate are scheduled to close on 08/31/1017. All other degrees and certificates in this program will remain active.