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

  • 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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  • Anatomy and Physiology I Assessment Testing Suspended for Summer and Fall 2020 Registration Only

    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 this testing period and the Fall testing period. Students will not need permission to register for BIOL 2401 for Summer '20 and Fall '20 registration periods ONLY.

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  • COVID-19 Update for EMSP Students

    As is the case globally, the coronavirus pandemic has hit us hard, from our graduates and colleagues in the field to the students currently matriculating. In response to the situation, the EMSP program is working to transition as much as possible online and virtually.

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