Emergency Medical Sciences


At Hinds Community College, our Emergency Medical Services program comes in two tracks:  EMT Course and Paramedic Program. While they are specialized, each program will offer you the skills and experience you need to begin your career as an emergency medical technician or paramedic.

Emergency medical technicians and paramedics provide assessment, care, and transport to patients in and out of the hospital setting. EMTs and Paramedics function under physician medical direction and serve our communities, working for local ambulance services, paid and volunteer fire departments, hospitals, and other health care organizations.

We offer both an EMT course and a Paramedic Program.

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EMT Course

Our EMT course is offered each fall and spring semester. EMT is the entry-level and foundational course in emergency medical sciences, a one-semester course.

Paramedic Program

Our full-time day program option for Paramedic training begins each August and is completed the following July.

Important Program Information

Program Accreditation

The Hinds CC EMS 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.

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
9355 – 113th St. N, #7709
Seminole, FL 33775

Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions
Suite 111-3128
301 Lakeview Parkway
Rowlett, TX 75088
P: 214-703-8445
F: 214-703-8992


Thomas Goodwin AAS, CCP, FP-C, NRP
Program Director
Barb McHann AAS, NRP
Clinical Coordinator
Cole McFarland AAS, NRP
Lab Coordinator
Program Entry Navigators
Michelle Jones, BS, RRT
RCT Faculty

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