We are a private postsecondary educational school accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC).

HCI provides a student-centered environment consistent with its core values preparing graduates to apply their knowledge, critical thinking skills and the ability to succeed in their area of employment while grooming them for advancement in their careers and enhancing their service to the community. In addition to offering general education and professional programs at the diploma level, HCI also offers Associate of Science Degrees in healthcare, specifically in the nursing and paramedic fields in addition to an A.S. in fire science for firefighters.

These programs are designed to instill the knowledge and skills of professional practice, as well as foster the values of higher education and social responsibility. We not only employ a faculty and staff comprised of experienced paramedics, firefighters, and nurses in the classroom setting, but your journey will also include hands-on experience with seasoned healthcare professionals in the pre-hospital and hospital arenas.

Fitting the AS in EMS Online Classes into Your Schedule

AS in EMS Online

The principle goal for an EMT is to administer basic emergency medical attention and transportation for patients in need.


From Firefighter to AS in EMS

Firefighter AS in EMS

If you are already in the Firefighting profession, transitioning to go back to school and get your Associate of Science in Emergency Medical Services won’t be as hard as you think.  Both Firefighters and Emergency Medical Technicians are first responders, so there are similarities between the two careers.


Social Share Buttons

Homepage Tabs


HCI is a student focused school that helps students succeed in life. HCI is dedicated to making the student better so that they can change their life and exceed their own expectations. Everyone has challenges with their day to day lives, but a true hero can overcome those challenges and make things happen. We at HCI are dedicated to the students to help them become this person, achieve their dreams, and to live with passion.

- Brenda Green, President and Chief Operating Officer.


Health Career Institute began in 1993 as a modest provider of American Heart Association programs. Initially, courses were conducted on a custom basis for physicians, nurses and EMS providers. HCI did not have an office or a staff other than the owners and a few instructors. The school first offered an EMT program in 2002 followed by its paramedic program in 2005.

Read More

Semister Tests

Our programs are specifically designed to give you the knowledge and hands-on experience you will need to enter your field.
With a combination of class time and labs, you will be ready to dive into your career and move up the promotional ladder. HCI is equipped with state-of-the-art facilities to prepare you for the fast-paced career you will be entering.


Read More