Application Cycles

August 2021 Admission

Applications for August 2021 admission are available from January 15, 2021 through June 30, 2021, by 6 p.m. Applications received after 6 p.m. on June 30, 2021 will not be considered.

Program Acceptance Notice

Students will be notified of their acceptance into the program shortly after the application cycle has ended.

2018 Outcome Data

Retention - 88%

NREMT Examination - 89%

Job Placement - 89%

For previous years data, please view the EMS Outcomes document on this page.

Job Outlook

The Bureau of Labor Statistics for the U.S. Department of Labor is projecting a significant 33 percent job growth in emergency medical services through 2020, including EMTs and paramedics. Growth is largely due to population growth and large call volume of the aging population.

Job Potential Earnings

According to the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity, the hourly wage for entry level EMTs and paramedics is a little under $11. Experienced professionals may earn as much as $16 hourly.

Special Notice

  • This program is a limited access program. Applicants must submit a specific program application and meet all admission requirements to be selected.
  • January admissions are for the North Campus in Brooksville (18 seats available per year).
  • August admissions are for the West Campus in New Port Richey (30 seats available per year).
  • Clinical agencies require the student to submit a criminal background check and drug screening. A physical examination certifying satisfactory health is required.
  • Upon successful completion of the program and successful completion of final comprehensive written and practical examinations, the graduate is eligible to apply to take National Registry Emergency Medical Technician (NREMT) examination and if successful apply for Florida State certification.