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Online Admissions Process For Emergency Medical Technology (Paramedic)

EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY PRE-APPLICATION CHECKLIST

We appreciate your interest in the Emergency Medical Technology program at the Community College of Baltimore County (CCBC) Essex Campus and want to make certain that you are successful.

The Emergency Medical Technology (Paramedic) program is a selective admissions program. Although the Community College of Baltimore County has an open door policy for general admission, enrollment in the School of Health Professions programs is competitive.

ADMISSION PACKET

Open, review and complete all forms and requirements found in the EMT Admission Packet. All submissions from this packet should be received by the School of Health Professions Admissions Office by the admission deadline.

STEP 1 - Review the Pre-Application Checklist

To make certain that your application can be FULLY considered for the program, please review the following Pre-Application Checklist BEFORE COMPLETING AN APPLICATION to the Emergency Medical Technology program at CCBC.

Pre-Application Checklist YES NO Not Certain
Have you reviewed the admissions criteria for the Emergency Medical Technology (Paramedic) program? Prerequisite information can be found at the bottom of this page.      
If you have completed coursework at CCBC, is your CCBC GPA at least a 2.00?*      
Have you completed coursework at another college? If so, does the School of Health Professions Admissions Office have copies of your transcripts?      

Have you completed (or are you currently enrolled in) the prerequisite courses with a grade of C or better?


a. EMT Certification
b. BIOL 220 and MATH 111 or higher (for entry into the second year Paramedic courses; first year must be complete and/or have CRT-I)

     

Do you meet the following requirements?


a. Must be a Maryland certified EMT or Cardiac Rescue Technician-Intermediate.
b. 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.
c. Must have documented seventy-five (75) emergency care contacts.
d. Must be age 18 or older.
e. Must have a high school diploma or have a G.E.D.
f. Must have completed all of the College’s admissions procedures and criteria.
g. 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.

     

Will you submit (as one packet) the following to the School of Health Professions Admissions Office by the July 1st deadline?


a. The applicant data form
b. The biographical profile
c. Three Professional Recommendation Forms
d. 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.

     

*If you do not know how to calculate your GPA, you can use this website: http://www.back2college.com/gpa.htm

STEP 2 - Calculate your score for the Pre-Admissions Checklist

If you answered YES on the pre-admissions checklist 6 or more times– CONGRATULATIONS you are eligible to apply to the Emergency Medical Technology program.

If you answered NO, you may not be eligible to apply at this time. You may wish to contact the Academic Advisor: Ms. Luba Lebed at LLebed@ccbcmd.edu for further academic advising.

STEP 3 - Apply to the School of Health Professions

Are you a current or former CCBC student? – Go directly to SIMON and apply under the Student Services Tab.
NOTE: There is a $50 application fee to apply to the School of Health Professions. Applying online requires paying the application fee before the application can be submitted. CCBC accepts VISA and MASTERCARD for the payment.

New to CCBC? You need to apply to CCBC first – Click here to start your application to CCBC
Once admitted to the College, you will be able to log in to SIMON to complete the School of Health Professions Admissions process.

STEP 4 - Submit official transcripts and required forms

All required forms or copies as stated in the EMT Admission Packet must be submitted to the School of Health Professions Admissions Office by the admission deadline as one complete packet. This includes, reference forms, copies of certifications, autobiographical sketch, and biographical profile.

Official transcripts from all previous colleges attended, including CLEP scores, AP scores and international evaluations need to be submitted to CCBC. You do not need to submit a CCBC transcript. All documentation should be submitted to the School of Health Professions Admissions Office, ADMN101 on the Essex Campus.

STEP 5 - Check the status of your application

You can check the status of your application online by logging into SIMON.

ADMISSIONS CRITERIA AND PREREQUISITES:

The Emergency Medical Technology (Paramedic) program admits a limited number of students each year. The academic credentials of the most competitve candidates include EMT Certification (for first year entry) or BIOL 220 & MATH 111 or higher (for second year entry; first year must have been completed) with a grade of "C" or better, submission of three (3) professional reccomendation forms, the autobiographical sketch, affiliation with an EMS provider, the biographical profile and high interview scores. Students should complete these courses and turn in all required forms(as one packet) by the July 1st deadline. The competitiveness of admissions depends on the pool of applicants.

You can find additional information about the Emergency Medical Technology program by downloading the EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY ADMISSIONS PACKET!

 
 
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