EMS Academy

EMS Academy

The Oakland Community College EMS Program offers state approved initial training and continuing education courses from the Emergency First Responder to Paramedic levels. Students that successfully complete an initial training course and the clinical requirements will be eligible to take the National Registry examination for licensure in the State of Michigan. The Oakland EMS Academy's continuing education classes are offered in both lecture and practical formats which are compliant with the State of Michigan’s continuing education requirements for maintaining your license.

Located on Oakland Community College’s Auburn Hills Campus, the EMS Academy is able to offer the most progressive and up to date training available on the state of the art CREST site. Practical instruction takes place in a bank, convenience store, motel and furnished houses.   Lectures are conducted utilizing the latest in instructional presentation technology including video conferencing as wireless internet capabilities.

To enroll in one of our courses, or if you are interested in having customized training, the Oakland EMS Academy can meet all of your needs. Program orientation is required. View current admission criteria for more information.

Basic EMT In-Session and Orientation Dates

The next Basic EMT courses will be in session during OCC's Fall 2019 semester.  Prospective EMS students must attend an orientation prior to enrolling in the Basic EMT or Paramedic courses.  There are 34 seats available per orientation session and you must reserve a seat in order to attend.  Please contact (248) 232-4090 for information regarding orientation materials or view the orientation schedule for more information regarding dates and times.

CoAEMSP Accreditation

The Oakland Community College Paramedic program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP).”

For questions regarding CoAEMSP accreditation, contact:

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
25400 U.S. Highway 19 North, Suite 158
Clearwater, FL 33763

8301 Lakeview Parkway, Suite 111-312, Rowlett, TX  75088
Phone (214) 703-4090 - Fax (214) 703-8992

Training & Information Bulletin Email Distribution

If you are interested in receiving Training & Information Bulletins, send an email request to CREST. Provide your name, agency and the section(s) you would like to receive. (Police, Fire, EMS and Dispatch) Training & Information Bulletins will only be sent to agency or governmental email addresses.

This email distribution list is not shared or sold.

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