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

Graduation Year 2017 2018 2019 2020
Number of Students 33 30 31 19
Written Exam First Attempt 96% 100% 97% 79%
Written Exam within 3 Attempts 100% 100% 100% 100%
Psychomotor Exam Success 100% 100% 100% 100%

Program Retention Rates

Graduation Year 2017 2018 2019 2020
Number of Students 33 30 31 19
Retention 88% 67% 84% 82%

Job Placement Rates by Graduation Year

2017 95%
2018 90%
2019 92%
2020 74%

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

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EMS Professions Updates

  • For New Health Sciences Applicants

    All students wanting to apply to a Health Science Program should start their application by uploading their immunization record to CastleBranch. Use Package Code UL64im

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