To be eligible for admission to Miami Dade College and to request a milestone review for the Paramedic Program at the Medical Campus, you must complete the following steps:
Step 1. Be 18 years old and have earned, or will earn at the time of enrollment into the program, a high school diploma or a high school equivalency diploma (GED).
Step 2. Apply to MDC. If you have never taken classes at MDC, or haven't taken classes in more than an academic year, please complete a Miami Dade College application.
Step 3. Send Transcripts from your high school and previously attended colleges/universities as applicable.
Step 4. Meet with a Medical Campus Advisor to determine if you must take the (P.E.R.T.) Postsecondary Education Readiness Test or if you have exemption status from test.
Step 5. Have earned a cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of a least 2.0 on a scale of 4.0 on any college-level courses you have taken.
Step 6. Complete the EMT Basic Knowledge Exam which will be utilized to rank students for progression into the discipline courses. Students should fill out Paramedic Entry Test Request Form, and await contact from the Testing Department for appointment confirmation.
Step 7. Complete and submit the Paramedic Entrance Packet by completing the Paramedic Selection Packet
Please note that this program is a limited access program. Meeting program requirements does not guarantee students will progress to the discipline courses. For this reason, the criteria below are utilized to determine which students will progress. Please note that there is no waiting list.
|Fall Semester||June 30th|
|Spring Semester||November 1st|
|Summer Semester||March 15th|
To be eligible to progress into the Paramedic program, all students must come to the Medical Campus, Emergency Medical Services Department with the completed Paramedic selection packet. Only those students with a completed Paramedic Selection Packet will be considered for progression into the paramedic program.
The Medical Campus is located at:
Miami Dade College
950 N.W. 20 Street
Miami, FL 33127