The EMT Certificate is the first step toward the Paramedic Certificate or A.S. Degree in EMS.
EMT Technical Certificate is an open enrollment program. As long as space is available, students register via their Atlas account.
Upon successful completion, students are eligible to test for State EMT Certification.
The Paramedic Certificate is a limited access program for students who hold a current Florida EMT Certificate.
to Valencia does not imply acceptance to the Paramedic Certificate
Students must apply and be accepted into the program.
To earn the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Degree,
a student must complete the EMT
Certificate and the Paramedic
Certificate as well as the General Education and Elective Component.
All degree-seeking students must satisfy entry testing requirements and satisfactorily complete all mandatory courses in reading,
student success, mathematics, English, and English for Academic Purposes (EAP) in which the student is placed.