Special Admissions: EMS

EMS-Paramedic Program - Getting Started
  • Submit a completed enrollment application if you have not previously attended Carroll. Your Paramedic Program application will not be processed for consideration unless you have submitted an enrollment form.
  • Submit a completed Emergency Medical Services Program application for the year you anticipate starting the program. Complete both pages of the application and sign the last page. Be sure to list all schools attended on the first page.
  • Submit the Clinical Facility Experience Documentation completed by a Paramedic who has worked with you on several occassions as proof of affiliation with an approved fire station.
  • Return two recommendation forms. One recommendation form should be completed by someone who knows you outside of your family (i.e. church, professors or employers). The other form should be completed by your fires station Chief. The forms may be sent directly to the college by the individuals or you may include them with your application.
  • Include a copy of your current EMT-B card.
  • Provide proof or exemption of any transitional work (i.e. Math-099, READ-101 and ENG-096).
  • Review the Essential Functions or Abilities document to determine your ability to meet the program's standards and skill requirements.  
  • Provide transcripts from other institutions documenting completion of BIOL-101 Fundamentals of Biology, BIOL-210 Human Anatomy and Physiology, BIOL-211 Human Anatomy and Physiology II, or BIOL-105 Human Biology or CHEM-101 Introductory Chemistry. All sciences must be completed with a GPA of 2.0 or higher. If you have taken classes at Carroll, you do not have to request an official Carroll transcript. If you have official transcripts on file in the Admissions Office for other schools, you do not have to request them again.
  • Complete ENG-101 College Writing 1, PSYC-101 General Psychology, SPCH-101 Introduction to Speech Communication and MATH-115 Introduction to Statistical Methods (recommended).
  • If you have previously attended Carroll, submit a Change of Curriculum form to the Records Office. This will trigger an evaluation of your transcripts for the Paramedic Program.
  • While not required, you are strongly encouraged to complete all general education pre-requisites prior to beginning the program's clinicals.


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