Emergency Medical Services professionals are the heroes in your community who come to help when you need them most. They are educated in life-saving measures and work in conjunction with hospitals and fire departments.
People's lives often depend on the quick reaction and competent care of emergency medical technicians. EMT's are educated and ready to respond to anything from a major automobile accident down to slips and falls within the home. They use their skills and education daily to assist all members of the community and play a vital role in healthcare and public safety.
EMS students at Clovis Community College complete classroom and book work and are also required to complete clinical hours in emergency rooms and ambulances. Our instructors are employed by the cities of Clovis and Portales and work everyday in this exciting and fast-paced career field.
Clovis Community College offers three Certificates of Achievement in the following areas:
Students who receive their degree in Emergency Medical Services are more prepared fully licensed paramedics (by exam).
Employment for EMTs is expected to grow 6 percent faster than the average growth of other occupations between 2019 and 2029. Earnings of EMTs depend on the employment setting and geographic location of their jobs, as well as their training and experience. The median hourly wages for EMTS in 2020 was $17.62.
Degrees and Certificates Offered