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2022-2023 College Catalog 
2022-2023 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Healthcare Specialist/Paramedic AAS

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Program Description

This program offers a broad education in the principles and practical applications of fire and emergency medical services. Successful students will earn required state and national certifications necessary for securing employment with fire departments, industrial firms, governmental agencies, fire protection companies, healthcare agencies, and emergency medical services agencies. The degree will help prepare graduates for work in many roles in fire and health care agencies as well as other similar occupations.

 “The Tulsa Community College 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).”

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
25400 US Highway 19 N., Suite 158
Clearwater, FL 33763

Procedures for Application:

Complete all Tulsa Community College application and entry requirements.  Requires current certification by the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians at the EMT or AEMT level, and completion of BIOL 1314-Essentials of Anatomy & Physiology, or an equivalent course(s).  Application materials may be obtained from the School of Health Sciences office at Metro Campus, or from the EMS & Paramedic Program office at the Northeast Campus.

For More Information Contact:

For More Information Contact:
School of Health Sciences
EMS & Paramedic Program
(918) 595-4746

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program you will be able to:

  • Perform a comprehensive patient assessment.
  • Manage all aspects of a trauma and medical emergencies as a team leader.
  • Advocate for all patients including those with physical, mental, social, and financial challenges.
  • Communicate through written and oral medium as well as interpersonal communication.
  • Implement a treatment plan with pathophysiological principles and the assessment finding.
  • Defend the need for a culture of safety.


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Degree Requirements

View a semester-by-semester course plan of study on the Healthcare Specialist/Paramedic AAS Program Map    

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