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Miami Dade College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate and baccalaureate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Miami Dade College.

The Paramedic Program is approved by the Florida Department of Health, Bureau of Emergency Medical Services. 

Florida Department of Health
Bureau of Emergency Medical Services 
4052 Bald Cypress Way, Bin #C18
Tallahassee, FL 32311-1738
Telephone: (850) 245-4440 
Fax: (850) 488-9408 

The Current Approval is from February 2, 2015 - February 2, 2017.  

The Paramedic Program at Miami Dade College is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs ( upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the EMS Professions.

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)
1361 Park Street
Clearwater, FL 33756
Phone: 727-210-2350

Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the EMS Professions (CoAEMSP)
Executive Office Staff
4101 W. Green Oaks Blvd.
Suite 305-599
Arlington, TX 76016
Phone 817-330-0080
Fax: 817-330-0089
The Current Approval is from November 18, 2011 – November 18, 2015.





















All Medical Campus students must complete the FDLE Waiver and Statement form.This form is to authorize dissemination to Miami Dade College - Medical Campus of any national criminal history record that may pertain to you.

In addition, all program students must complete a "background check" through the identified MDC agent and cleared by the 1st day of class. Depending on your program of study an additional background check may be required. In addition, prior to entry into a clinical site, some clinical sites will require more frequent background checks and clearance.

Successful completion of the MDC level two background check process or completion of a MDC nursing/health sciences program does not guarantee a graduate's eligibility for participation in the professional credentialing process or for related employment. Credentialing agencies and health care employers may have additional eligibility criteria not required by an educational institution. Individuals who have been arrested or convicted of any felony crime during the last 15 years are strongly urged to inquire directly of the licensing board in the jurisdiction in which they intend to practice.

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