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Emergency Medical Services - Paramedic

Program At A Glance
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Associate's Degree
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2 Years

This program is designed for the student who desires to become a competent entry-level paramedic who can service the community with advanced life support care via the EMS infrastructure. Upon completion of the AAS program, the student will be eligible for National Registry testing and certification in Virginia. Employment for paramedics is available with ambulance, fire and rescue services, hospitals, government departments, sales and humanitarian relief organizations.

Advising Services

For more information about this program contact: 434.832.7800 or 


The Central Virginia Community College 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 (CoAEMSP).

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

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

Student Achievement

YearPass Rate for Cognitive ExamPass Rate for Psychomotor ExamParamedic Program Student Retention RatePositive Job Placement