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Emergency Medical Services Education

Paramedics and Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) save lives by responding to emergency medical calls and make critical decisions, including providing the initial care to the sick and injured. This program will prepare them to have the tools to save those lives. This is a fast paced, high-energy program and we expect our students to utilize those characteristics when they exit the program. The best emergency medical professionals are people who can remain calm in hectic situations they are detail-oriented, empathetic, compassionate, and systematic, and can be authoritative and directive if needed. Motlow State EMS Education will prepare you with basic and advanced skills to assist in the transition to the emergency workforce.

Learning today to save lives tomorrow

Motlow EMS Education

Mission Statement

The mission of Motlow State Community College EMS Education is to provide higher education that is intense, informative, and keeps the future EMS professional involved. We strive to provide a quality education environment for all of our courses. We will prepare our students to be proficient in knowledge, skills and the way they treat their patients and coworkers.


By 2020, employment of EMS personnel is expected to grow by 33%, much faster than the average for all occupations. (US Bureau of Labor Statistics)

Job Opportunities include:

  • Ambulance Paramedic
  • Firefighter Paramedic
  • Flight Paramedic
  • Emergency Medical Technician
  • Advanced Emergency Medical Technician
  • Field Training Officer
  • Private Industry Paramedic
  • Emergency Management
  • Instructor
  • Hospital Technician
  • Emergency Room Technician

Upon successful completion of Emergency Medical Training, students are eligible to sit for the practical certification examination administered by the Tennessee Division of Emergency Medical Services as well as the written exam administered by the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians. Once all necessary credentials and licensures have been obtained, students may enjoy career opportunities


The Motlow State Community College Paramedic program has been issued a Letter of Review by the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP). This letter is NOT a CAAHEP accreditation status, it is a status signifying that a program seeking initial accreditation has demonstrated sufficient compliance with the accreditation Standards through the Letter of Review Self Study Report (LSSR) and other documentation. Letter of Review is recognized by the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) for eligibility to take the NREMT's Paramedic credentialing examination(s). However, it is NOT a guarantee of eventual accreditation.

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