Paramedic Program

Paramedic Program

About

We offer a full-time day program option for Paramedic training. EMT and Human Anatomy and Physiology I and II are prerequisites for the Paramedic program and must be taken within the last five years; a score of C or better is required in Human Anatomy and Physiology I and II.

The paramedic program is a 1-year program, beginning each August and completing the following July. The paramedic class meets on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays of each week from 8:00 a.m.—4:30 p.m. Contact us for the upcoming year’s schedule.

Courses Are Offered At These Locations

Curriculum

For a complete list of courses, please see our college catalog.

Admission Requirements

  • Application for admission to Hinds Community College Hinds CC Application for Admission.
  • Application for selection to the Paramedic Program Application for Selection to Paramedic.
  • Validation of high school graduation by official high school transcript or high school equivalency transcript (GED®, HiSET®, TASC™, or Mississippi Competency-Based High School Equivalency). (For currently enrolled high school students, an updated transcript, validating high school graduation, will be required prior to beginning the program.)
  • Official transcripts from all colleges attended, except Hinds Community College.
  • ACT composite score of 17 (If taken before October 1989 – 14).

Prerequisite to the First Clinical Course

  • Completion of the Emergency Medical Technical course (7 credit hrs) and Anatomy and Physiology I & II with labs (4 semester hrs each)
  • Must have completed all pre-requisite courses with a grade of C or better.
  • Science courses taken prior to admission must have been completed within five years of entering the first paramedic class.
  • EMT – Basic registration is a pre-requisite to Paramedic. Students must submit a current copy of the National Registry registration (copy of the National Registry card) as an admission requirement.

All requirements must be sent to:
Office of Admissions
Nursing/Allied Health Center 
1750 Chadwick Dr.,
Jackson, MS 39204-3490

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
25400 U.S. Highway 19 North, Suite 158
Clearwater, FL 33763
727-210-2350
www.caahep.org

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
www.coaemsp.org

Contact

Brian Staley, MBA, NRP
Program Director
Brian.Staley@hindscc.edu
P: 601-376-4822

Tammy Stewart, RN, NRP
Clinical Coordinator
Tammy.Stewart2@hindscc.edu
P: 601-376-4899

Don Harmount, NRP
Laboratory Coordinator

John.Harmount@hindscc.edu
P: 601-376-4874

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