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Emergency Medical Technician Plus, CSC

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ACADEMIC PLAN: 221-146-02

CIP CODE: 51.0904

AWARD: Career Studies Certificate

LENGTH: Less than 1 Year


This program is designed for the student who desires to become an Emergency Medical Technician. An internship will be required at a local hospital or rescue squad. This program is being offered in coordination with Blue Ridge Emergency Medical Services and is accredited by the Virginia Office of Emergency Medical Services.

Courses in this program fulfill requirements for the Emergency Medical Services - Paramedic degree. 

This program is G3 Eligible.

Admissions Requirements:

Individuals are eligible for admission to CVCC if they are high school graduates or the equivalent, or if they are eighteen years of age or older and able to benefit academically from study at the community college, as demonstrated by assessment in reading, writing, and mathematics.

Program Requirements:

All students expected to complete the requirements for a degree, diploma, certificate, or career studies certificate must complete an Application for Graduation.


The Program Pathway for Emergency Medical Technician Plus CSC is a resource for students that lists the following items:

  • The recommended order in which to take the program courses
  • Suggested course when more than one option exists
  • If the course has a prerequisite
  • Courses that may lead to a certificate (if offered in the program)

Please Complete Program Requirements in the Order Listed:

Total Program Credits: 16

1 HLT 105 is an approved substitute.
2 SDV 101 is an approved substitute.
3 PSY 200 , PSY 205  and PSY 215  are approved substitutes for PSY 230  

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