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Link to the EMT Program PageRequest a Daytona State College EMT and Paramedic Application by Clicking Here

 (This link will open an email box.  Please type in your name and mailing address. An application will be mailed to you.)

Download Your Application Here and Print it from your Computer

Emergency Medical Technician - Deadline for January EMT Applications is October 24, 2014

EMT classes begin in every semester with a day and evening session.  Applications are taken continually for all semesters 

All EMT Classes are located at the Advanced Technology College Campus in Daytona Beach.

All applicants for the EMT program must

  • Be a minimum of 18 years of age by the first day of classes.
  • Have a high school diploma or GED prior to the first day of classes (Dual Enrollment is not available for any EMS program)
  • Submit to fingerprints and have a clean nationwide background check
  • Submit to a 10 panel drug screening test and be free of all illegal substances
  • Have acceptable scores on the TABE or PERT examinations or meet exemptions
  • Have proof of a Flu Shot (Fall and Spring Semesters Only)

If you would like more information about the EMT course, click on the EMT patch above or call, 386-506-4122

SPRING 2014 COST BREAKDOWN FOR EMT


Link to the Paramedic Program Information Page

Paramedic - Applications Available Now for January 2015 Fire C Shift and May 2015 Volusia County EMS (EVAC) Shift (A or B to be announced)

Paramedic classes begin in every semester.  Applications are taken continually for all semesters.         

All Paramedic Classes are located at the Advanced Technology College Campus in Daytona Beach.

IMPORTANT: All students applying for the Paramedic program MUST be a currently certified Florida EMT. Proof of your Florida EMT certification will be required by the first day of your class. National Registry certification or certification from any other state will not be accepted.  NOTE: Students who have not obtained their Florida EMT may be accepted into the Paramedic program as long as the Florida EMT is obtained prior to the end of phase one of the program.  Call for details!

All applicants for Paramedic classes must:

  • Possess a valid Florida EMT Certification in good standing by the first day of your class or obtain your Florida EMT prior to the end of phase one of the Paramedic program.
  • Be a minimum of 18 years of age by the first day of classes.
  • Have a high school diploma or GED prior to the first day of classes (Dual Enrollment is not available for any EMS program)
  • Submit to fingerprints and have a clean nationwide background check (Must be received in the EMS Office prior to the first day of class.)
  • Submit to a 10 panel drug screening test and be free of all illegal substances (Must be received in the EMS Office prior to the first day of class.)
  • Have acceptable scores on the TABE or PERT examinations or meet exemptions
  • Have proof of a Flu Shot (Fall and Spring Semesters Only)

Additionally, the EMS Department reserves the right to adjust the amount of available seats in any EMS course due to availability of clinical space. 

If you would like more information about the Paramedic course, click on the picture of the Paramedic patch above or call, 386-506-4122

SPRING 2014 COST BREAKDOWN FOR PARAMEDIC


 INSTRUCTIONS FOR HOW TO APPLY TO TAKE THE EMT CERTIFICATION EXAM

INSTRUCTIONS FOR HOW TO APPLY TO TAKE THE PARAMEDIC CERTIFICATION EXAM 


Florida Department of Health, Bureau of EMS

The Florida Department of Health, Bureau of EMS is located in Tallahassee. This is the state agency you apply with to obtain your state certifications. The Bureau is also responsible for enforcement of Florida Statute and Florida Administrative.

EMS Associate of Science Degree

Daytona State College offers an Associate of Science Degree in Emergency Medical Services.  You can access information from the college catalog.  **Please note that being enrolled in the academic AS degree program  DOES NOT allow you to practice in the state of Florida as an EMT and/or Paramedic**  The EMT and Paramedic certificate programs MUST be completed to allow you to sit for the state certification exams.

Accreditation / Approval Information

The Daytona State College EMS Program is approved by the Florida Department of Health Bureau of Emergency Medical Services, as meeting all requirements of Florida Statute Section 401 and Florida Administrative Code 64-J-1 for EMS Training Centers in Florida.

The Daytona State College EMS Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs  (CAAHEP) upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP)

Daytona State College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate and bachelor’s degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Daytona State College.

Have more questions? Link to our Frequently Asked Questions page!


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Advanced Technology College  
1770 Technology Blvd, Room 125C
Daytona Beach, FL  32117
386-506-4122
Email:  ems@DaytonaState.edu

Admission to Daytona State College does not guarantee entrance into EMS programs

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Daytona State College is an equal opportunity institution.

Last updated: 2014-10-22T14:34:23.709Z