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

  • 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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  • NEW Application Submission Process During Coronavirus Pandemic

    Due to public safety concerns, applications will not be accepted in person until further notice. Effective immediately, applicants for all Health Sciences programs except Associate Degree Nursing, Mobility Nursing, RN-to-BSN, and Sonography should follow these instructions when submitting their application and supporting documents:

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  • The ACC Early Alert Referral System

    The ACC Early Alert Referral System (EARS) is a new resource hub for ACC students seeking assistance with Academics, Health Care, Child and Family Care, Mental Health, Transportation, Civil Rights, Food Assistance, and more. Click here to visit the website.

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