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PARAMEDICGainful Employment Information
(Level I Certificate)
El Centro only
Degree Plan Code: C1.EMT.PARAMEDIC.08
The Paramedic Certificate Option is for students already certified as Emergency Medical Technicians. Potential students will be considered on an individual basis to determine if they have an adequate background in anatomy and physiology, math and reading.
NOTE: Semesters I, II, and III of the certificate will be completed in 6.5 months for the Academy Class and 11.5 months for the Shift Based Class.
*Prerequisite Requirement: Completion of EMT training and transcripted Anatomy/Physiology coursework or passing the Anatomy/Physiology competency exam. Students who have previous EMT, Anatomy and Physiology coursework/experience will receive 8 hours credit for these two courses: SCIT 1307 and EMSP 1501.