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Admission Requirements

Enrollment in the program is limited. Meeting the admissions requirements does not guarantee program acceptance. For this reason, the following criteria is used to determine which applicants will be admitted. Applicants will be ranked according to the number of natural science and general education courses required for the program that have been successfully completed (see table below). Please note that there is no waiting list. 

Criteria for Acceptance into the Program:

  • Ranking of natural science and general education courses completed
  • Overall Grade Point Average (GPA)
  • Florida residents will be given preference over non-residents, as well as students who are reapplying to the program.

Ranking of Completed Courses Based on Priority

Natural Science Courses
RANK COURSES
1 BSC 2085, 2085L, 2086, 2086L
2 BSC 2085, 2085L
3 BSC 2085, 2085L, 2086, 2086L
4 BSC 2085, 2085L
5 BSC 2085
General Education Courses
RANK COURSES
1 ENC 1101, SPC 1017, CLP 1006, PHI 2604, CGS 1060
2 CLP 1006, PHI 2604
3 PHI 2604, SPC 1017
4 CLP 1006, SPC 1017
5 PHI 2604
6 CLP 1006
7 SPC 1017
8 CGS 1060
9 MNA 1345

Final acceptance will be based on the submission of all required documents received at the mandatory program orientation session.

Transfer Students

If you have previously attended any college or university other than Miami Dade College, you must arrange for that institution to send official transcripts to the Admission’s Office at the Medical Campus.

Students who have attended foreign colleges must submit original transcripts and a certified English translation before February 1st to the Registrar at the Medical Campus for evaluation. For details, please call 305-237-4141. Students who have attended a foreign allied health or nursing program should consult the Miami Dade College catalog for more information about how to have their transcripts, diplomas, and credentials evaluated for U.S. equivalency.

Where Do I Send My MDC Application Materials?

You may send or drop off your MDC application to any Admissions office located on any of the seven campuses of Miami Dade College. Applications for admission may also be filled out on line at http://www.mdc.edu (Note: You have to be connected to the Internet to access this web site)
You must also send the following:

Application fee (check or money order – no cash)
Official high school transcript and official college transcripts (if available) to the Admissions/Registrar’s Office.

Where Do I Send My Program Application Materials?

There is no formal program application process for the Associate Degree track. To be eligible for admission to the Associate in Science Degree in Emergency Medical Services, all applicants must come to the Medical Campus and meet with a representative of the Emergency Medical Services Department.

The Medical Campus is located at:

Miami Dade College
Medical Campus
950 N.W. 20 Street
Miami, FL 33127