Healthcare Specialist/Paramedic, A.A.S.

Associate in Applied Science (AAS) Workforce Development

Classes offered at following campus(es)

  • Northeast

Contact Information:

Robert Painter 918-595-4746 School of Health Sciences
Northeast Campus
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This program offers a broad education in the principles and practical applications of fire and emergency medical services. Successful students will earn the 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 applications 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.

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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 Paramedic Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) ( 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

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


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

Outcomes 2018 2019 2020
Psychomotor Exam – Passed on first attempt 100% 100% 100%
Cognitive Exam Pass Rate 86% 70% 78%
Positive Job Placement 93% 100% 78%
Student Retention 93% 67% 75%

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