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BLS/ILS Coordinator
 ext. 50316

ALS Level Coordinator
ext. 50131

Internship Coordinator
ext. 50935

Clinical Coordinator
Leslie Foust ext. 53578

Director
Jessica Medrano ext. 50253

Community EMS Program Coordinator
ext. 50811

Related Information

Interested in Becoming an AEMT or EMT Paramedic?

The following EMS programs have limited seats. These programs require you to complete a screening process before registering for classes.

  • Emergency Medical Services—Intermediate Concentration (AEMT)
  • Emergency Medical Services—Paramedic Concentration
  • Community Paramedic

About the EMS Program

The goal of the EMS program is to prepare competent entry level Emergency Medical Technician Paramedics in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains, with or without exit points at the Emergency Medical Technician Intermediate, and/or Emergency Medical Technician Basic, and/or First Responder levels.

Specific Physical Requirements

Students must be in good physical and psychological health. Students may be asked to provide documentation of a recent physical examination. Many health programs require the student to be able to safely lift and/or move a minimum of 50 pounds. Reasonable accommodations are made for students with disabilities. However, some disabilities may prohibit students from completing program specific competencies or gaining employment. Students with disabilities that may interfere with completing program competencies are advised to contact the School of Health, Wellness & Public Safety (HWPS) Office for more information. For comprehensive information regarding functional job requirements please refer to O*NET standards as listed in the EMS Program Handbook.

All EMT Basic Students (Start Here)

EMS Program Assessment Outcomes

Learning Communities

  • Get Started as an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT-Basic or Intermediate) with Learning Communities.

Supplemental Skills Labs Information

Everyone needs extra time gaining skills in a lab setting. Our supplemental skills labs provide practice time in classrooms and lab rooms. Labs contain EMS equipment and access to an instructor. Sign up soon as these courses fill up!

 The course numbers are:

  • EMS 1092: For EMT Basic students and First Responder students. Gain skills practice in EMS lab rooms with an instructor.
  • EMS 2092 : For Advanced EMT students and Paramedic students. Gain skills practice in EMS lab rooms with an instructor.

You can find specific dates and times on the schedule of classes. Some may initially be listed as “TBA,” Please go ahead and register! We make the class times work for your class schedule!

Program Accreditation

You may want to consider other EMS Programs and EMT-Intermediate opportunities, including:

Community EMT

To advance to the level of Community EMT, students need at least three years of EMT experience.

If you are already an EMT, this program will provide you with the option to be employed as a community EMT.

Credit for Prior Learning (CPL)

You can receive credit for courses in this program if you have a valid NM EMS license or NREMT certification. To find out if you qualify, fill out the following form: