May 21, 2024  
2024-25 General Catalog 
2024-25 General Catalog

Emergency Medical Science, Certificate: Emphasis in EMT (High School Career and College Promise (CCP))


Total credit hours: 16

This Emergency Medical Science certificate is designed to prepare graduates to enter the workforce as EMTs. The course of study provides the student an opportunity to acquire basic life support knowledge and skills by utilizing classroom instruction and practical laboratory sessions.

Upon successful completion of all EMS courses in this certificate, the student will be eligible to take the Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) certification exam. (Note:  Students must be 18 years old to sit for the EMT certification exam.)

Once students complete the certificate they can continue their coursework towards an associate degree. Upon completion of the degree, students are eligible to take the paramedic certification exam.

Program Director: Chelsea Wells

Program Requirements

Admission Requirements

Applicants for admission to the EMS program must have completed the EMS program’s assessment process and achieved acceptable scores.

Technical Standards

In addition to Davidson-Davie requirements and course objectives, there are professional standards that encompass communication, motor skills, sensory and cognitive ability and professional conduct that are essential for the competent study and practice of this program.  Emergency Medical Science Technical Standards (PDF opens in new window)  

Curriculum Guide