Emergency Medical Services

Victoria College’s Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Program provides quality EMS education to meet the growing demand for competent EMTs and Paramedics. Our Paramedic classes are designed for the working EMT as we follow a shift-based schedule. Our National Registry pass rates are well above the state and national averages. Graduate and Employer satisfaction surveys are also outstanding.

VC EMS offers the following:

  • Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) – Certificate
    • Completion offered Fall and Spring (evenings) and Summer (days)
    • Prerequisites Acceptance into Victoria College, background check dry screen, immunizations, CPR card.
  • Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (AEMT) – Certificate
    • EMT plus one semester (Summer)
    • EMS Pharmacology is prerequisite (Spring)
  • Paramedic – Certificate
    • AEMT plus two semesters (Fall and Spring)
  • Paramedic – AAS Degree
  • Additional courses:
    • ENGL 1301
    • BIOL 2404
    • COSC 1301
    • PSYC 2301
    • Humanities Elective
    • EMS Research EMSP 2352 – offered in the Fall
  • If you have your Paramedic certificate, you can complete your Associate’s Degree at the Victoria College by taking these classes.

Upon completion of requisite courses, students are eligible to take the National Registry of EMT respective exam for certification and be eligible for certification or licensure by the Texas Department of State Health Services.

EMS is a selective- admissions program. You must complete all prerequisites, which include acceptance into Victoria College, EMS Application, immunizations, background check, drug screen, TSI or equivalent complete and interview with the Program Director.

  • EMT Application for Spring 2019 (applications accepted beginning in October)
  • AEMT Application for Spring 2019 (applications accepted beginning in October)
  • Paramedic Application for Spring 2019 (applications accepted beginning in October)
  • AAS Paramedic Application for Fall 2018
  • Apply to Victoria College and request transcripts be sent to Admissions
  • File degree application with Admissions
  • Upon successful completion of the requisite courses at VC, student will contact EMS Program Director for credit by exam to apply for college credit for Paramedic certificate
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Paramedic Program

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs LogoVictoria College EMS program is 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).

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Educational Programs

25400 U.S. Highway 19 North, Suite 158
Clearwater, FL 33763
(727) 210-2350
www.caahep.org

Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP)

8301 Lakeview Parkway, Suite 111-312
Rowlett, TX 75088
(214) 703-8445
FAX: (214) 703-8992
www.coaemsp.org

The goal of the Paramedic Program is to prepare competent entry-level Paramedics in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains with or without exit points at the Advanced Emergency Medical Technician and/or Emergency Medical Technician, and/or Emergency Medical Responder levels.

 

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EMS Program

Victoria College’s EMS Program is an accredited initial EMS Education Program through Texas Department of State Health Services #100128 and the Committee on Accreditation of EMS Programs #600662. 

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