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The EMT/Paramedic program curriculum is designed to meet the educational and training needs of those individuals who strive to meet the goal of obtaining national certification at the EMT and Paramedic levels. New career opportunities exist for the North Central Arkansas EMT and Paramedic. These include augmenting the current hospital shortage as emergency department technicians, as well as opportunities with ambulance services, police and fire departments, medical centers, and industry.

EMT is offered twice a year beginning in August and January. The Paramedic portion only begins in August. This program is offered at the Searcy campus. 

Additional Admission Requirements for EMT/Paramedics Program

  1. Proof of two MMR inoculations
  2. Proof of Arkansas EMT license/certification in EMT-A or EMT-I (Paramedics program only)
  3. Proof of Healthcare Provider CPR
Area of Study

Emergency Medical Services Paramedics



Total Program

40 Credit Hours

The fourth digit in the course number indicates the number of credit hours. 

 Requirements - 40 hours

Requirements Department
EMS 2007 Introduction to Paramedicine Emergency Medical Technician
EMS 2107 Paramedicine I Emergency Medical Technician
EMS 2207 Paramedicine II Emergency Medical Technician
EMS 2307 Paramedicine III Emergency Medical Technician
EMS 2407 Paramedicine IV Emergency Medical Technician
EMS 2505 Paramedicine V Emergency Medical Technician
These courses are offered on the Searcy Campus only. 

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