Save Lives for a Living

At Broward College, you will find the education and training you need to meet the demands and enjoy the rewards of a career in the EMS field. Three programs are available for EMTs, paramedics and those pursuing an Associate of Science (A.S.) degree in Emergency Medical Services: 

 

Emergency Medical Technician

A one-semester Applied Technical Diploma provides basic training in life support skills for entry-level EMS employment.

 

Paramedic

A four-semester advanced training Technical Certificate for EMS positions with high levels of responsibility and extensive care.

 

Emergency Medical Services

A six-semester Associate of Science that includes EMT and paramedic certification and credits, in addition to leadership development for career advancement.

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Institutional Accreditation

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

Addiitonal Program Accreditation

The Broward College Emergency Medical Services Paramedic Technical Certificate and AS Programs are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP).

To contact CAAHEP:

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
1361 Park Street, Clearwater, Fl. 33756 | 727-210-2350

To contact CoAEMSP:

Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions
8301 Lakeview Parkway, Suite 111-312, Rowlett, Texas 75088 | 214-703-8445

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