DCC Emergency Medical Technician Program Granted Re-Accreditation

December 13, 2010 – The Dutchess Community College Emergency Medical Technician–Paramedic program recently earned re-accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP).

Students in this A.A.S. program master advanced life support skills, which are learned in College laboratories, affiliated hospitals and advanced life support ambulances.

CAAHEP is the largest programmatic accreditation organization in the health sciences field. In collaboration with its Committees on Accreditation, CAAHEP reviews and accredits more than 2000 educational programs in 22 health science occupations.

For more information about DCC’s Emergency Medical Technician Program, contact Seth Goldstein at (845) 298-0717 or seth.goldstein@sunydutchess.edu.




Founded in 1957, Dutchess Community College is a two-year community college that has earned a reputation for providing an outstanding education at the lowest tuition in New York state. Its main campus is in Poughkeepsie, with a satellite campus in Wappingers Falls. For more information, visit www.sunydutchess.edu.