Emergency Medical Services

Health & Education Division

Emergency Medical Services

Now accepting applications for Fall 2020!

Degree Options

Program Information

Kishwaukee College, in coordination with Northwestern Medicine Kishwaukee Hospital, offers both degree and certificate options for EMS Training. 

Program Goals

The Kishwaukee College EMT-Paramedic program maintains the minimum goal to prepare competent entry-level Paramedics in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains with or without exit points at the Advanced Emergency Medical Technician and/or Emergency Medical Technician, and/or Emergency Medical Responder levels.

2017 Paramedic Program Outcomes

State Exam Pass Rate:  100%
Retention:  81.3%
Positive Job Placement:  100%

Application Forms:

EMT-Basic (EMS 107): No application forms required.

Paramedic Program:  Applications for the Fall 2020 cohort (August 2020-July 2021) are being accepted now.  Application deadline is May 08, 2020 at 4pm. 
For application process and additional information please review the 2020 Application here.

Individuals and returning past paramedic students applying to the paramedic program who are with an agency in the Kish Health EMS System will get preference over all other applicants. Applicants outside the Kish Health EMS System will be considered for acceptance if spots are available.

Career Cluster Health Science
This program is part of the Health Science Career Cluster.

Occupational Information

Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) are found in many careers across the nation. EMTs are multi-skilled emergency care providers, dedicated to patient care management in emergency situations. EMT training can help prepare you to work in:

  • Ambulance Service
  • Emergency Room Departments
  • Urgent Care Facilities
  • Fire Departments
  • Law Enforcement

The Kishwaukee College EMS Program, provided in collaboration with Northwestern Medicine Kishwaukee Hospital EMS System, is accredited through the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs (CAAHEP), with peer review conducted by the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP).

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

Contact Information

Anthony Woodson, Program Coordinator
815-756-1521 x 153613

Chase Budziak
Dean, Office of Instruction
Office: B1309