Health Professions
Health Professions

Emergency Medical Technology (EMT), Paramedic

Health Professions
About the Degree
The UACCB Emergency Medical Technology program prepares students for licensure as Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) and Paramedics.  EMTs and Paramedics respond to emergency calls, performing medical services and transporting patients to medical facilities.  The program offers three levels of credentialing: a Certificate of Proficiency in EMT; a Technical Certificate in Paramedic; and, an Associate of Applied Science in Emergency Medical Technology, Paramedic.  Students will take general education courses and EMT specific courses, including classroom instruction, hospital and ambulance clinical experiences, and field internships with an Advanced Life Support (ALS) EMS service provider.

On the Road to Your A.A.S in Emergency Medical Technology, Paramedic
Students seeking the Associate of Applied Science in Emergency Medical Technology, Paramedic can also earn the Certificate of Proficiency in Emergency Medical Technology, Basic (7 credit hours) and the Technical Certificate in Emergency Medical Technology, Paramedic (38 credit hours).

EMT-Paramedic Program Information

Contact Info
Jennifer Davidek
EMS Program Director

The Emergency Medical Technology program is approved by the Arkansas Department of Health, Division of Emergency Medical Services.

The University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville (UACCB) EMS Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs ( upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Program for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP). 

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs25400 U.S. Highway 19 North, Suite 158
Clearwater, FL 33763

Committee on Accreditation for the EMS Professions
8301 Lakeview Parkway, Suite 111-312
Rowlett, TX 75088

Class Schedule

Basic Emergency Medical Tech.
English Composition I
Medical Terminology
Foundations Personal Finance
Anatomy and Physiology I Lab
Anatomy and Physiology I
Strategies for College Success
English Comp. II
Technical Math
General Psychology
Paramedic I
Paramedic II
Paramedic III
Skills Learned
Life Support Techniques
Medical Equipment Operation
Record Management
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