CERTIFICATE OF TECHNICAL STUDIES PROGRAM
DIVISION: ALLIED HEALTH
The Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic Program accepts one class per year. Selection of each year’s class will be competitive and will have limited enrollment that is governed by the number of clinical positions available in the affiliate institutions. Those accepted into the program must make a full-time commitment for the 16 consecutive months required for completion. Students must be Louisiana State Licensed, Nationally Registered EMT-Basic or Intermediate prior to admission into the program. Prospective students must contact the Allied Health Admissions Office to initiate the admissions procedure. The deadline for application to the program is April 30th. To qualify for admission into the program, the student must meet the following criteria:
- Possess a high school diploma or equivalent.
- Successfully complete prerequisite courses. Intro to A&P-BIOL 161 and BIOL 163 .
- Score on ACT, SAT, or Delgado Placement Test sufficient to place at ENGL 101 and not at remedial reading level.
- Achieved a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.0 in all college courses.
- Must be currently Louisiana State Licensed, Nationally Registered EMT-Basic or Intermediate.
- Be able to meet program’s technical standards.
The Emergency Medical Technician - Paramedic Certificate of Technical Studies program is accredited by the CAAHEP Commission on Accreditation on Allied Health Education Programs, 1361 Park Street, Clearwater, FL 33756, phone: 727-210-2350, fax: 727-210-2354, email: firstname.lastname@example.org.