This program offers a broad education in the principles and practical applications of fire and emergency medical services. Successful students will earn required state and national certifications necessary for securing employment with fire departments, industrial firms, governmental agencies, fire protection companies, healthcare agencies, and emergency medical services agencies. The degree will help prepare graduates for work in many roles in fire and health care agencies as well as other similar occupations.
Procedures for Application:
Complete all Tulsa Community College application and entry requirements. Requires current National Registry of Emergency Medical Technician certification. Contact a Fire and Emergency Medical services representative for an interview and consultation.
Workforce Development Degree Information
Workforce development degree and certificate programs are designed to prepare students for direct entry into the workforce. They may advance students within their current career positions or open doors to new career opportunities. Coursework may apply towards a degree at a four-year university; check with an advisor for further information. The number of hours that apply to a degree will vary from one university to another.
The Tulsa Community College Healthcare Specialist/Paramedic program holds a Letter of Review, which is NOT a CAAHEP accreditation status, but is a status granted by the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP) signifying that a program seeking initial accreditation has demonstrated sufficient compliance with the accreditation Standards through the Letter of CoAEMSP Policies & Procedures Approved by the Board of Directors August 4, 2017 7 Review Self Study Report (LSSR) and other documentation. However, it is NOT a guarantee of eventual accreditation.