Health Science and Emergency Services

Dear Prospective Student,

Thank you for your interest in the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) education program at Collin College. The 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) ( In addition, the Collin County Community College District EMT and Paramedic programs are in compliance with the Texas Department of State Health Services (

Our EMS education program combines state-of-the-art equipment with academic and field experienced instructors to provide a broad knowledge base for effective Emergency Medical Services. This ensures that the students will possess the skills and knowledge necessary to perform in a variety of emergency situations once their education is completed.

EMS training at the Paramedic level is only for the distinct and exceptional student. It requires dedication, discipline, physical and mental fitness. Potential EMS workers should be aware that they will be charged with the responsibility of saving the lives of critically ill or injured patients. Therefore, students in the program are held to the highest of standards.

The following information is being provided to you to assist you in your education decision. Please do not hesitate to contact us should you have questions.