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Admissions Criteria

  
ATD in Emergency Medical Technology
Application Criteria:

  • High School Graduate 
  • Complete Broward College Application.
  • Complete Health Science Limited Access Application (academic advisor signature required).
  • If applicant is a transfer student, official transcripts from all previous colleges attended must be received prior to admission.

Submit your application to:

Central Campus (Davie), Bldg. 8, Room 129 or 130, Mon.-Thurs., 8:00am to 4:30pm.

North Campus (Coconut Creek), Bldg. 46, Room 252, Mon.-Thurs., 8:00am to 4:00pm.

By email to: healthscience@broward.edu.

*** If selected for admission, candidate must complete the required health science screenings through COMPLIO (background checks, finger print, and drug screening). Completing a medical physical, and hold a current CPR card from the American Heart Association (BLS for the Healthcare Provider) will be required to retain a seat in the EMT program.

Application Periods:     
  • May 22 – July 21 - Program begins in August - Fall (20181)
  • Sept 26 – Nov 27 - Program begins in January - Winter (20182)
  • Feb 1 – April 2 - Program begins in May - Summer (20183)
 
Certified Paramedic Certificate

Application Criteria:

Must have proof of completion of an Emergency Medical Technician accredited program. Must be eligible to sit for the NREMT and become State of Florida licensed within the first term of the program.

Admission is based on:

  • FISDAP Entrance Exam (SEE REQUIREMENTS BELOW)
  • Registration preference if actively working in EMS Field.

FISDAP Entrance Exam Requirements (Requirements beginning with the August 2018 applicants)

  • 70% on all subjects (A&P, Math, EMT & Reading)
  • 2 attempts allowed
  • Scores good for one year

*** If selected for admission, candidate must complete the required health science screenings through COMPLIO (background checks, finger print, and drug screening). Complete medical physical, and hold a current CPR card from the American Heart Association (BLS for the Healthcare Provider) will be required to retain a seat in the Paramedic program.

Application Periods:     

  • May 22 – July 21 - Program begins in August - Fall (20181)
  • Sept 26 – Nov 27 - Program begins in January - Winter (20182)​
  • Feb 1 – April 2 - Program begins in May - Summer (20183)

AS in Emergency Medical Services

Application Criteria:

 Program for students who have:

  • Successfully earned their Paramedic Certificate prior to application OR
  • Possess a valid State of Florida Department of Health EMT License, and are actively pursuing their Paramedic Certificate

Requires a Broward College Application, and a Health Science Limited Application  ​

Application Period:      Open Ended – Begins each term

Admission Selection Criteria:

In order to complete the AS in EMS, the student must possess a valid National Registry in Paramedic (NREMT) or be a Florida State Licensed Paramedic and complete  all required general education requirements of the AS degree.
*EMS2311 must be completed at Broward College 

*All EMS AS Students must complete 19 credits at Broward College to satisfy residency requirements

Additional programmatic admissions criteria can be reviewed at Health Science Admissions site. ​

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