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Emergency medical personnel are on the front lines of medicine, providing patients in need with life-saving care. Be a part of that mission with a degree, certificate or award in Emergency Medical Services Professions. Collin’s Emergency Medical Services Professions program will provide you with a foundation for careers in emergency medicine and other related health care fields.

This program has three options: The OSA – Emergency Medical Services Professions prepares students for entry-level positions. Students completing the Certificate – EMS Paramedic are well positioned for higher paying jobs. Completion of the AAS – Emergency Medical Services Professions degree will benefit students seeking promotion in the EMS field.

This program prepares students for skills proficiency verification by the training program medical director; and written and practical exam administered by National Registry. A licensed paramedic has an associate degree (or higher) and tests on the same skills for EMT-Paramedic.

Learn more at the webpage below or contact the EMS office at 972.548.6530.

Selective Admission Requirements

Program Options

AAS – Emergency Medical Services Professions

OSA – Emergency Medical Services Professions

Certificate Level 1 – Advanced EMT

Certificate Level 1 – Paramedic


The Collin College Emergency Medical Technician–Paramedic program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs ( upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP). They may be contacted at:
1361 Park Street
Clearwater, FL 33756
Phone: 727.210.2350

Department Website