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Students are admitted to the Emergency Medical Services Program each semester. You must successfully complete all the required prerequisite courses before admission to the program.


Course Number

Course Title

Required Credits


Major Courses-1st  Semester


BSC 2085

Human Anatomy and Physiology I

3 credits

BSC 2085L

Human Anatomy and Physiology Laboratory I

1 credit

EMS 1119

Emergency Medical Technician

4 credits

EMS 1119L

Emergency Medical Technician Laboratory

2 credits

EMS 1431

EMT Hospital/Field Experience

3 credits



13 Credits





Major Courses – 2nd  Semester


BSC 2086

Human Anatomy and Physiology II

3 credits

BSC 2086L

Human Anatomy and Physiology Laboratory II

1 credit

ENC 1101

English Composition I

3 credits


Psychology of Personal Effectiveness

3 credits

SPC 1017

Fundamentals of Speech Communication

3 credits

PHI 2604

Critical Thinking/Ethics

3 credits



16 Credits





Major Courses – 3rd  Semester


EMS 2601

Paramedic Lecture I

8 credits

EMS 2601L

Paramedic Laboratory I

4 credits

EMS 2664

Paramedic Clinic I

3 credits



15 Credits





Major Courses – 4th  Semester


EMS 2602

Paramedic Lecture II

8 credits

EMS 2602L

Paramedic Laboratory II

4 credits

EMS 2665

Paramedic Clinic II

3 credits



15 Credits





Major Courses – 5th  Semester


EMS 2659

Emergency Medical Services Field Experience and Conference

8 credits

EMS 2311

Emergency Medical Services Operations

3 credits

MNA 1345

Effective Supervision

3 credits



14 Credits






73 Credits

CGS 1060

Introduction to Microcomputer Usage – This course must be satisfied for completion of the Associate in Science Degree. Course satisfaction can be accomplished through examination or by successful class attendance





All Medical Campus students must complete the FDLE Waiver and Statement form.This form is to authorize dissemination to Miami Dade College - Medical Campus of any national criminal history record that may pertain to you.

In addition, all program students must complete a "background check" through the identified MDC agent and cleared by the 1st day of class. Depending on your program of study an additional background check may be required. In addition, prior to entry into a clinical site, some clinical sites will require more frequent background checks and clearance.

Successful completion of the MDC level two background check process or completion of a MDC nursing/health sciences program does not guarantee a graduate's eligibility for participation in the professional credentialing process or for related employment. Credentialing agencies and health care employers may have additional eligibility criteria not required by an educational institution. Individuals who have been arrested or convicted of any felony crime during the last 15 years are strongly urged to inquire directly of the licensing board in the jurisdiction in which they intend to practice.

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