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Welcome to the Paradise Valley Community College Emergency Medical Technology, Fire Science, & Paramedic Education programs website.  To learn more about our programs, please see the information listed below and browse through our various pages.


About Our Programs

Led by EMT Program Director Dan Donahue (Captain/Paramedic with the Phoenix Fire Department), Fire Science Program Director David Sanchez (Captain/Paramedic with the Phoenix Fire Department), Paramedic Education Program Director Bob Dotterer (retired Firefighter/Paramedic from the Phoenix Fire Department), and Fire Ops Academy Director/Resident Faculty Paul Sunder (retired Captain from the Phoenix Fire Department), our nationally accredited programs provide a high-level of education & training in the areas of emergency medical services and fire science. With over 100 years of combined firefighting & EMS experience, our program directors bring a wealth of knowledge to our programs and are a great asset to students pursuing EMT, Paramedic, and Fire Science degrees and professional certifications.

Fire Science News & Information

Spring 2020 Firefighter Operations Academy (Fire I & II Academy)
We are currently accepting academy interest forms for the Spring 2020 semester FSC102: Firefighter Operations Academy, scheduled to begin in January 2020.  The deadline to submit an academy interest form is Friday, November 1, 2019.  Interviews are anticipated to be in mid-November, but are still TBD. 

For more information, please see the Firefighter Ops Academy page.

For more information on our Fire Science Program, please see the Fire Science page.

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Paramedic Education News & Information

Paramedic Education Program

The next scheduled Paramedic Education Program is scheduled to begin in January 2020.


For more information on our Paramedic Education Program, please see the Paramedic Program page.

EMT News & Information

  • Enrollment for EMT104 & EMT200 CANNOT be completed online!!! Enrollment must be through phone registration or in person through Admissions & Records in the KSC Building on campus.

For more information on our EMT Program, please see the EMT page.

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