Emergency Medical Services


Paul D. Camp Community College offers Career Studies Certificates in the following:

Length of the Programs:

Students can start with no formal EMS training and reach the level of EMS Intermediate in three semesters of study. The first semester is EMT, the second semester is Advanced EMT, and a portion of the second semester along with the third semester is the EMS Intermediate Program. Students can look at the Stackable Credentialing form to see how the program courses break down for each certification level.

Advanced Placement Policy:

Paul D. Camp Community College affords students the opportunity to use their previous education at other institutions or previously received Virginia Office of EMS certifications to enter into our EMS Programs. In an effort to maintain our EMS Programs legitimacy, we must follow the Advanced Placement Policy.

Please click on the program to the right that you are interested in and you will be able to receive more detailed information.

Emergency Medical Services Information Packet


If you have any questions please contact the EMS Program Director, Paul Ruppert at pruppert@pdc.edu or 757-925-6325.