Paramedic and EMT


EMT/Paramedic Information Sessions

December 4, 2019 | 6:00pm
May 14, 2020 | 6:00pm
July 16, 2020 | 6:00pm
SCC Downtown Campus | Evans Academic Center, Rm. 350

EMT Program Application Process
Paramedic Program Application Process

Clinical, Field Experience and Field Internship Information (PDF)
Estimated Expenses for EMS Programs (PDF)
Frequently Asked Questions (PDF)
Notice of Completion (PDF)
Uniform Policy (PDF)

Verified Credentials:

For EMT only

 View Specific Programs and Course Requirements Below:

  1. Emergency Medical Services, AAS Degree

  2. Emergency Medical Technician Certificate

  3. Paramedic Certificate


Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) and Paramedics are emergency medical services (EMS) professionals employed in areas such as on emergency ambulances, in private non-emergent transport services, hospitals, clinics and other allied health care settings. Becoming an EMT or a paramedic is exciting and rewarding. The demand for well-trained EMTs and paramedics exceeds the supply.

SCC offers academic programs in the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) department: Associate of Applied Science – General Technology – Emergency Medical Services (Paramedic degree), EMT Certificate, and Paramedic Certificate. All programs combine classroom learning, extensive practical hands-on labs, and field experience on an ambulance. Paramedic students also attend clinical in hospital settings and a field internship (Capstone) experience.

The EMS programs at SCC prepare accountable, competent, and technologically prepared EMTs and Paramedics who are able to provide quality pre-hospital emergency care in diversified healthcare settings and function as an integral members of the healthcare team. The EMS programs can help you become a member of the rapidly growing and tremendously rewarding healthcare profession. Plus, an education and background in EMS sets you up for success with many possible future careers – Nursing, Physician, Physician Assistant, ER Tech, Firefighting and more!

Why enroll in EMS at SCC?

Best-in-class partnership with Spartanburg EMS, integrating hands-on ambulance experience through the course of the program
SCC students score 10-15% above average on the national certification exam
Fully-accredited program through the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) upon recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP) – not a consortium using one school’s accreditation

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