General Information

Application for Admission

We are now accepting applications for the Fall 2016 Northwest Florida State College Paramedic Program.  The deadline to apply is July 1, 2016.  

All students are required to take the HESI test. You must score a 75 or higher on each individual required section of the HESI in order to receive points for that section. Students may retake the HESI, but must wait 30 days between attempts.  The HESI will be offered at the testing center on the following dates and times:

April 4-14, 2016                                                                                     Monday/Wednesday 09:00                  Tuesday/Thursday 1:30 p.m.

May 4-13, 2016                                                                                     Monday/Wednesday 09:00                  Tuesday/Thursday 1:30 p.m.

Register for the HESI here.

Click here for the updated points form. Ip

Apply for Admission


Feel the Adrenaline

Paramedic Students Every day, lives depend on quick and competent pre-hospital medicine. Paramedics are the highest trained and educated pre-hospital provider of emergency medicine. In the Northwest Florida State College Paramedic program, students are provided the highest quality education to prepare to become competent leaders in the high pace work of Emergency Medical Services. The Program incorporates advanced learning opportunities by integrating Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Pediatric Advanced Life Support, International Trauma Life Support, response to disasters and advanced clinical education.

The Paramedic Program is three full semesters beyond the Emergency Medical Technician-Basic level and prepares students to apply for the examination to Florida certified or Nationally Registered Paramedics.

Students and others with interest in this program area will find this page provides useful program information and links to important Emergency Medical Services websites.


Northwest Florida State College - Paramedic Program has as its goal "to prepare competent entry level Emergency Medical Technician - Paramedics in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills) and affective (behavior) learning domains."