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2014-2015
Emergency Medical Services
Certificate
Curriculum code 1320


Special Admission Requirements 
The emergency medical services program has special admission requirements. Applicants are responsible for ensuring that all admission requirements are met. Please carefully review the admission requirements.

Required Courses
(35 credit hours)
The following suggested schedule is based on part-time enrollment.

For information about prerequisites and corequisites, please refer to the catalog.

Suggested Schedule
First Semester: Before Entering Program

8 Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
EMS-101

8

Emergency Medical Technician Offered every semester, including summer. Successful completion of the licensure exam offered post-course completion is a prerequisite for the EMS Certificate Program (Paramedic Training)
Total: 8

Second Semester: Begin EMS Program
9 Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
EMS-102 9 EMT-Paramedic I Prerequisite: EMT license
Admission to this program is by special admission  see link above.
Total: 9

Third Semester
8 Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
EMS-103 8 EMT-Paramedic II  
Total: 8

Fourth Semester
8 Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
EMS-104 8 EMT-Paramedic III  
Total: 8

Fifth Semester
10 Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
EMS-233 5 EMT-Paramedic-Internship  
EMS-237 5 EMT-Paramedic-Seminar  
Total: 10

Additional Information
To qualify for Moraine Valley's certificate in addition to the Paramedic state License, you must

  • Successfully complete EMS-102, 103, 104, 233, and 237 at Christ Hospital; 

  • Submission of graduation petition by published deadline

If you have successfully completed Paramedic training , you may test for proficiency credit for EMS-102, 103, 104, 233, and 237. Contact the Moraine Valley Achieved Prior Learning office at (708) 974-5644.

If you are seeking Moraine Valley course credit for equivalent courses completed at another college or university, initiate a transcript review through the Moraine Valley Records Office.

Graduation Requirements
Successful completion of all course requirements and the minimum number of credit hours for the specific certificate; minimum overall grade point average of 2.0 in the courses required for the certificate; at least 50 percent of the certificate hours must be completed at Moraine Valley; submission of graduation petition to the Records Office by published deadlines. (See college catalog for details.)

For More Information

Admissions Office
(708) 974-5355
admissions@morainevalley.edu
www.morainevalley.edu

Academic Advising Center
(708) 974-5721
advising@morainevalley.edu
www.morainevalley.edu/academicadvising

Program Coordinator
Andy Hufnagl

Office: T805

(708) 608-4404
hufnagl@morainevalley.edu

Department Chair
Bill Barz
Office: H277
(708) 974-5473
barz@morainevalley.edu
Gainful Employment Information
Cost of Program and Loan Debt
Job Outlook Information

Information and requirements may change without notice.

 
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