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Emergency Medical Services

This guide will identify resources and help you find reliable information on emergency medical and paramedic services.


female EMT standing near ambulanceThis guide will help you find reliable information on both the medical and career aspects of emergency medical services. St. Louis Community College currently offers two programs in this area: Paramedic Technology and Emergency Medical Technology.

Emergency medical technicians (EMTs) and paramedics respond to emergency calls, performing medical services and transporting patients to medical facilities.Emergency medical technicians (EMTs) and paramedics are on the front line of patient care. On any given day, they can be called to respond to life-threatening issues, such as cardiac arrests or major bleeding, to minor complaints, such as sore throats or sprained ankles.

Demand for trained health professionals such as these is on the rise. The U.S. Department of Labor predicts that the need for EMTs and paramedics will grow by 15 percent by 2026 – that’s much faster than the average for all occupations.

St. Louis Community College is responding to this need by expanding its emergency medical services program to other locations, including the Wildwood campus.

STLCC Emergency Medical Services Programs

Career Profiles

St. Louis Community College Libraries

Florissant Valley Campus Library
3400 Pershall Rd.
Ferguson, MO 63135-1408
Phone: 314-513-4514

Forest Park Campus Library
5600 Oakland
St. Louis, MO 63110-1316
Phone: 314-644-9210

Meramec Campus Library
11333 Big Bend Road
St. Louis, MO 63122-5720
Phone: 314-984-7797

Wildwood Campus Library
2645 Generations Drive
Wildwood, MO 63040-1168
Phone: 636-422-2000