Healthcare Specialist/Paramedic Certificate

Jumpstart your career with our Healthcare Specialist/Paramedic Certificate program. Gain certifications and practical skills for fire and healthcare roles.

About the Program

  • Gain a broad education in the principles and practical applications of fire and emergency medical services.
  • Earn required state and national certifications, which are essential for getting jobs in various fields, such as fire departments, industrial firms, governmental agencies, fire protection companies, healthcare agencies, and emergency medical services agencies.
  • The certificate is your stepping stone to working in diverse roles within fire and healthcare agencies and similar occupations.
  • Complete the program in just three semesters of full-time academic work, following the completion of the prerequisite course BIOL 1314.

Program Details

Explore the Healthcare Specialist/Paramedic Certificate program. Learn life-saving skills, gain certifications, and kickstart your journey in fire and healthcare fields.

After successfully completing this program, you will have the ability to:

  • Integrate the principles of history taking and techniques of physical exam to perform a comprehensive patient assessment.
  • Demonstrate the ability to integrate knowledge, skills, and professional behavior to successfully manage all aspects of a trauma and medical emergencies as a team leader.
  • Advocate for all patients including those with physical, mental, social and financial challenges.
  • Demonstrate the ability to effectively communicate both through the written and oral medium as well as demonstrating interpersonal communication skills.
  • Integrate pathophysiological principles and the assessment findings to formulate a field impression and implement a treatment plan.
  • Defend and advocate the need for a culture of safety.

Discover the prerequisites and criteria for admission. Get started on your path to success. For detailed requirements, check the catalog.

Certificate Requirements

Plan your educational journey step by step. Navigate the Healthcare Specialist/Paramedic Certificate program with our program map. More details in the catalog.

Program Map

Procedures for Application

Complete all TCC applications and entry requirements. Requires current National Registry of Emergency Medical Technician certification and application to the program. 

Application materials may be obtained from the School of Health Science at the TCC Northeast Campus, email, or call 918-595-7075. 

Applicants will be screened according to FEMS program policies.

CAAHEP Accredited Paramedic Programs track and report outcome measures annually to the Committee of Accreditation for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP).

TCC Healthcare Specialist/Paramedic Certificate
Psychomotor Exam – Passed on first attempt100%100%100%
Cognitive Exam Pass Rate70%78%100%
Positive Job Placement100%78%100%
Student Retention67%75%90%

The TCC Paramedic Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP).

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
25400 US Highway 19 N., Suite 158
Clearwater, FL 33763
CAAHEP website

To contact CoAEMSP:
8301 Lakeview Parkway Suite 111-312
Rowlett, TX 75088
214-703-8445 Fax 214-703-8992
CoAEMSP website

Statement of Occupational Risk

Program Contact

Program Director
Larry Brewer

EMS & Paramedic Program

School of Health Sciences
TCC Northeast Campus
3727 East Apache Street
Tulsa, OK 74115

Admission to the Program
Student Success and Career Center at Southeast

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