Emergency Medical Science


Emergency Medical Services classes offered through our Workforce Development & Continuing Education division and Curriculum provide individuals with the knowledge skills, and attributes to provide medical care from the First Responder level to the Paramedic level. Graduates of these programs may be eligible to take the state and/or national certification examination. Employment opportunities include fire departments, emergency medical services, clinics, urgent care centers and hospitals.

“The Sampson Community College Paramedic program has been issued a Letter of Review by the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP Executive Office). This letter is NOT a CAAHEP accreditation status; it is a status signifying that a program seeking initial accreditation has demonstrated sufficient compliance with the accreditation Standards through the Letter of Review Self Study Report (LSSR) and other documentation. Letter of Review is recognized by the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) for eligibility to take the NREMT’s Paramedic credentialing examination(s). However, it is NOT a guarantee of eventual accreditation.”

To contact CoAEMSP Executive Office:

8301 Lakeview Parkway Suite 111-312
Rowlett, TX 75088
214-703-8445 FAX 214-703-8992

Program Goal

It is the desire of the EMS Program at Sampson Community College to prepare competent entry-level emergency medical technicians, advanced emergency medical technicians and paramedics in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains. The program represents a responsibility to the community that expects trained professionals.  Professional behavior is represented through appearance, conduct, and knowledge. A positive reflection of the program from instructor, director, and student is both expected and appreciated. SCC EMS programs prohibit discrimination.  Access to its programs or activities shall not be limited on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, political affiliation, or disability.

Graduate Outcomes Summary

Outcomes Assessment 20182019 2020
Attrition0% 40%50%
Pass Rate100%100%100%
Positive Placement50%100%100%

EMS Program Tracks

The Emergency Medical Science curriculum provides individuals with the knowledge, skills and attributes to provide advanced emergency medical care as a paramedic for critical and emergent patients who access the emergency medical system and prepares graduates to enter the workforce.

The Emergency Medical Science, Paramedic Bridging Track is a degree completion track allowing certified non-degree Paramedics to achieve an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Emergency Medical Science. This program is comprised of major EMS courses along with related courses required in the curriculum. It includes required coursework via the Internet and some required work on campus. The majority of coursework is online.

There are several different EMS courses offered through the Workforce Development & Continuing Education divison at #SampsonCC. Please click below to learn more or to register for different course offerings.