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Accreditation

Miami Dade College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate and baccalaureate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Miami Dade College.

The Paramedic Program is approved by the Florida Department of Health, Bureau of Emergency Medical Services.

Florida Department of Health
Bureau of Emergency Medical Services 
4052 Bald Cypress Way, Bin #C18
Tallahassee, FL 32311-1738
Telephone: (850) 245-4440 
Fax: (850) 488-9408

The Current Approval is from February 2, 2017 - February 2, 2019.

The Paramedic Program at Miami Dade College is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the EMS Professions.

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)
1361 Park Street
Clearwater, FL 33756
Phone: 727-210-2350

Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the EMS Professions (CoAEMSP)
Executive Office Staff
4101 W. Green Oaks Blvd.
Suite 305-599
Arlington, TX 76016
Phone 817-330-0080
Fax: 817-330-0089

The Current Approval is from July 21, 2016 - July 21, 2021.

Licensure

The completion of the Associate in Science degree does not lead to licensure or certification. However, upon completion of the Emergency Medical Technician and Paramedic Program, graduates are eligible to apply to the Florida Department of Health for permission to participate in the examination process.