Time to Complete: 2 Years
Start Term: Fall
Location: Davidson & Davie Campuses
The Emergency Medical Science curriculum is designed to prepare graduates to enter the workforce as paramedics. Additionally, the program can provide an Associate degree for individuals desiring an opportunity for career enhancement.
The course of study provides the student an opportunity to acquire basic and advanced life support knowledge and skills by utilizing classroom instruction, practical laboratory sessions, hospital clinical experience, and field internships with emergency medical service agencies.
Students progressing through the program may be eligible to apply for both state and national certification exams. Employment opportunities include ambulance services, fire and rescue agencies, air medical services, specialty areas of hospitals, industry, educational institutions, and government agencies.
This program option allows students to earn their initial EMT and paramedic credentials.
69 Credit Hours: $5,244.00
Student Fees: $386.25
The Davidson-Davie Community College Paramedic program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) through the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP). Students who successfully complete the Paramedic program are eligible to sit for the National Registry exam.
To contact CoAEMSP:
8301 Lakeview Parkway Suite 111-312
Rowlett, TX 75088
Outcomes for Paramedic Cohorts graduating in 2018:
NC Paramedic Credentialing Exam Pass Rate 100% on the 1st attempt
Job Placement 100%
Outcomes for Paramedic Cohorts graduating in 2019:
NC Paramedic Credentialing Exam Pass Rate 94.7% on 1st attempt
Job Placement 94.7%
Outcomes for Paramedic Cohorts graduating in 2020
NC Paramedic Credentialing Exam Pass Rate 83% on 1st attempt
Job Placement 83%
Davidson-Davie Community College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award certificates, diplomas and associate degrees. Questions about the accreditation of Davidson-Davie Community College may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (www.sacscoc.org).