EMT - Applicant Packet


EMT Applicant Packet

Program Eligibility Requirements

Application Process

General Information

Program Acceptance


EMT Applicant Packet


Thank you for your interest in the CCBC Essex Emergency Medical Technology Program. This application packet is the first step in gaining acceptance into the EMT Program. Please look over the packet before completing it, and call the EMT Program office at 443-840-1427/6477 if you have any questions. This packet must be submitted not later than the date specified below. The packet must be completed in full and all forms (biographical profile, recommendations, copies of certificates/licenses, and official academic transcripts) must be returned at the same time to the office of Selective Admissions.

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Enrollment in this Program is limited by the availability of laboratory and clinical facilities. Graduates are employed by public, commercial, and industrial EMS services, as well as a variety of health care facilities. Graduates are eligible for the National Registry of EMT’s Paramedic certification, and the Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services licensure as a Maryland Paramedic.

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Once you have been admitted into CCBC and have completed any required developmental courses, you are eligible to apply to the EMT program. A new complete application must be submitted each year a student applies to the Program.

In addition to the above requirements, applicants applying to the CCBC Essex EMT Program must meet the following specific requirements:

  • Must be a Maryland certified EMT Basic or Cardiac Rescue Technician-Intermediate.
  • Must have documented affiliation with a recognized Maryland public service or commercial emergency medical services provider as defined in the Code of Maryland Regulation (COMAR) Title 30.
  • Must have documented seventy-five (75) emergency care contacts.
  • Must be age 18 or older.
  • Must have a high school diploma or have a G.E.D.
  • Must have completed all of the College’s admissions procedures and criteria.
  • Meet the specifications of the Functional Job Analysis for EMT’s. A copy of this document is available from the EMT Program office, and by accessing the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) web site at www.nhtsa.gov.

Note: Students entering the CRT-I to Paramedic Bridge course must have completed with a grade of “C” or better BIOL 220 Human Anatomy & Physiology I (*), and a college level math course (suggest MATH 111 Ideas in Mathematics) or their acceptable equivalents. (*) Has a prerequisite course.

Applicants who complete the EMT Basic course at CCBC Essex are given preference when considering potential applicants to the EMT Program.

Applicants who wish to be guaranteed consideration for the CCBC Essex EMT Program EMT-B to Paramedic or CRT-I to Paramedic Bridge course must submit all application materials by July 15th for the program commencing in the Fall.

Applicants must have a cumulative grade-point average (GPA) of 2.5 and a grade of “C” in all related College courses to be considered. Applicants who have completed the greatest number of related courses with the highest GPA will be considered the most academically competitive candidates. Applicants with work-related experience (paid or volunteer) in a healthcare related, patient-contact capacity will also be given preference.

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All of the materials in this application packet must be submitted as one package.

  1. The applicant data form.
  2. The biographical profile. Write a biographical profile on the form provided. This is one of the most important parts of the application package. This is your chance to tell the application review committee about yourself, and what makes you the best candidate for acceptance into the program. This form must be typed!
  3. Professional Recommendations. Submit three (3) recommendations with this application on the forms provided. For public service (paid or volunteer) applicants, one recommendation must come from a senior EMS/fire/rescue officer In the case of a commercial service applicant, from the operations manager. The remaining two recommendations can come from any other individuals of the your choosing, except family members (e.g. parents, siblings, significant others). These recommendations must be submitted in sealed envelopes.

  5. An official copy of any transcript(s) from college(s) attended other than CCBC.

  7. A copy of the applicant’s current Maryland EMT Basic certification or Cardiac Rescue Technician Intermediate license card; and a copy of a current American Heart Association Health Care Provider CPR card or its equivalent.
  8. Once applications have been received and reviewed, a date for an interview with the program staff will be arranged.

Applicants must notify both The CCBC Essex Records and Registration office and the Office of Selective Admissions of any changes of address or telephone number during the time of the applicant being considered for admission.

The College is not responsible for lost, delayed, or misdirected mail.

To complete the CCBC Essex EMT Program application process, please submit all of the above materials to:

CCBC Essex
Office of Selective Admissions
The Community College of Baltimore County
7201 Rossville Boulevard, J-101
Baltimore, Maryland 21237-3899

Note: Please submit only those articles listed above, do not return any of the program information parts of the application packet.

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Applicants to the CCBC Essex EMT Program will be notified by mail of program acceptance prior to the program commencing in the Fall.

Applicants who are accepted into the CCBC Essex EMT Program must submit a physical examination form (provided by the Program) completed by a physician and must meet minimal physical and medical standards.

Applicants who are unsuccessful in gaining acceptance into the CCBC Essex EMT Program will be required to submit a new, complete, application to the program every year they apply.

All CCBC Essex EMT Program students must have reliable transportation to assigned clinical sites.

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If you have any questions about how to complete this application, please feel free to contact The CCBC Essex EMT Program office at 443-840-1427 or 6477, or by email to: dfowler@ccbcmd.us

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