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Area of Study: Health Sciences
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Health Sciences
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Emergency Medical Services Professions

Build the experience to be ready for anything

In a moment of crisis, an EMT or paramedic depends on their training and experience to make the quick decisions that could be the difference between life and death. Austin Community College’s Emergency Medical Services Professions Program helps you build the wide range of medical skills, as well as the confidence and experience you’ll need to treat patients in any situation or environment. Our EMS degree and certificate pathway helps students progress from entry-level to advanced. Upon completion students will be ready to take state and national registry exams.

Career Information

There will always be a need for emergency medical services. With populations continuing to increase, emergency medical technicians and paramedics will be in greater demand than ever in the coming years. This important work offers exciting job opportunities in a wide range of medical fields.

Job Titles

  • Emergency medical technician
  • Firefighter
  • Paramedic
  • EMT/dispatcher
  • First responder
  • Flight paramedic
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Program Accreditations

Nationally accredited through the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Educational Programs (CAAHEP) upon recommendation of the 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 ). Accreditation #600063.

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Academic Awards

Advanced EMT Level 1 Emergency Medical Services (Certificate Level 1)

EMT Paramedic Level II Cert Emergency Medical Service (Certificate Level 2)

Emergency Medical Services (Associate of Applied Science)

Emergency Medical Technician (Institutional Certificate)

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Which award path is right for you?

ACC offers a variety of degree and certificate options to get you ready for the next step in your academic and career journey. Choosing the right award path is an important first step to reach your short and long-term goals. Visit our awards page to learn about the types of credentials we offer and the differences between each. 

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Area of Study

This program is located within the following Area of Study:

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