Los Angeles Community College District
West Los Angeles College
Reason for approval request
Place of program in college's curriculum/similar program
Addiction Studies – Certificate of Achievement and Associate Degree Autism Services Technician – Certificate of Achievement and Associates Degree Certified Nursing Assistant & Home Health Education Classes Emergency Medical Technician Class Dental Hygiene – Bachelor of Science Dental Assisting – Certificate of Achievement and Associates Degree Medical Assisting – Certificate of Achievement and Associates Degree Paramedicine – Associate Degree Pharmacy Technician – Certificate of Achievement and Associates Degree The EMT course and Paramedic courses and Associate Degree appropriately fit into the college’s commitment to serving the employment demand of partner’s in the community.
Similar programs at other colleges in the Los Angeles and Orange County Region
Over the past 15 years, West Los Angeles College has offered paramedic courses in affiliation with UCLA. This request for a certificate of achievement does not represent a new program to Los Angeles and Orange County. This request simply organizes the courses so students can earn a certificate of achievement and have it annotated on their transcript. Currently, students are able to earn an Associate Degree in Paramedicine.
Los Angeles County community college associate programs include Mount San Antonio College located on the eastern edge of the county, the Paramedic Training Institute which has partnered with El Camino College and offering programs in Southwest Los Angeles, and West Los Angeles College, through its affiliation with the UCLA, offering programs in West Los Angeles area. Saddleback College offers the only program in is located in Orange County.
Collectively, these four community college programs have and continue to meet the demands for licensed paramedics in the Southern California area.
Annual Enrollment projects (non-duplicative)
2018-50 Cert of Achivement
2019- 60 Cert of Achivement
2020- 70 Certi of Achivement
Download Paramedic Community Advisory Minutes 1-10-18.pdf