Emergency Medical Services Professions


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Welcome to the Emergency Medical Services Professions Program

The Emergency Medical Services Professions program prepares students for careers in paramedicine, one of the most fast-paced and challenging jobs in the industry. Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics provide immediate, life-saving care to patients, either as part of an emergency response system or non-emergency services. ACC offers all three levels of training: EMT, AEMT, and Paramedic. Learn more by following the links below, or check out the EMS Professions FAQ.

Outcomes Overview

ACC EMSP National Registry Pass Rates

2016 2017 2018
Number of Students 27 32 31
Written Exam First Attempt 96% 97% 100%
Written Exam within 3 Attempts 100% 100% 100%
Psychomotor Exam Success 100% 100% 100%

Program Retention Rates

Spring Summer Fall
Students/Retention 2015 10 (100%) 11 (100)% 15 (88%)
Students/Retention 2016 10 (80%) 11 (91%) 13 (85%)
Students/Retention 2017 14 (64%) 14 (71%) In Progress

Job Placement Rates

2016 2017 2018
Placement in Related Field 78% 88% 83%
Placement in Unrelated Field 4% 3% 3%
Continuing Education 7% 3% 0%
Military 7% 0% 0%
Unknown 4% 6% 14%

Our program is nationally accredited through the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Educational Programs (CAAHEP), upon recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP), 8301 Lakeview Parkway, Suite 111-312, Rowlett, TX 75088, (214) 703-8445, Accreditation #600063
www.coaemsp.org

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EMS Professions Updates

  • TEAS Testing Requirements for Health Sciences Applicants

    A TEAS Exam score is required to apply to the following programs: Dental Hygiene, Occupational Therapy Assistant, Physical Therapist Assistant, Radiology, Sonography, and Vocational Nursing.

    If you are not applying to one of the programs above, then you are not required to take the TEAS Exam at this time. Please refer to the Application Process page for your program to see all application requirements.

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  • Anatomy and Physiology I Assessment Testing Suspended for Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 Registration

    Due to COVID-19 and in response to ACC campuses limiting access to essential personnel only, the A&P I Assessment Test has been suspended for the remainder of the Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 registration periods.

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  • Fall 2020 Schedule Pending

    All courses for Fall 2020 are set to "pending" effective June 5, 2020 pending revision of the schedule. More information will be available soon.

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