Emergency Medical Services Short-Term Certificates

Advisors – East Broad Campus and Ayers Campus: John Hollingsworth, (256.549.8654) jhollingsworth@gadsdenstate.edu; Pam Talley, (256.549.8689) ptalley@gadsdenstate.edu

EMS - 12 Credits

NOTICES:

  • The EMS program offers several different progression tracks. See advisor for details.
  • Gadsden State follows the Alabama Community College System’s Standardized Curriculum.
  • Subject to change due to statewide standardization of EMS programs.
  • ENG 101, BIO 201, or equivalent score on placement exam is required for program entry

This short-term certificate program is not eligible for Title IV funding (Pell Grant, SEOG, ASAP).

Item #
Title
Credits
Sub-Total Credits
12

Advanced EMT: 9 credits

NOTICES:

  • Students must possess a current unencumbered EMT license to participate in Advanced EMT classes.
  • The EMS program offers several different progression tracks. See advisor for details.
  • Gadsden State EMS follows the Alabama Community College System’s Standardized Curriculum.
  • Subject to change due to statewide standardization of EMS programs
  • ENG 101, BIO 201, or equivalent score on placement exam is required for program entry.

This short-term certificate program is not eligible for Title IV funding (Pell Grant, SEOG, ASAP).

Item #
Title
Credits
Sub-Total Credits
9

Paramedic: 29 credits

NOTICES:

  • EMS 118, 119, and BIO 201 or 271 are prerequisites for paramedic classes.
  • Students must possess a current unencumbered EMT license to participate in paramedic classes.
  • BIO 271 can be substituted for BIO 201 in the certificate requirements. Limitations apply. See advisor.
  • ENG 101, BIO 201, or equivalent score on placement exam is required for program entry.
  • The EMS program offers several different progression tracks. See advisor for details.
  • Gadsden State EMS follows the Alabama Community College System’s Standardized Curriculum.
  • Subject to change due to statewide standardization of EMS programs.
Item #
Title
Credits
Sub-Total Credits
29
Total credits:
9-29

Overview

Program

Type

Short-Term Certificate