Dorsey Emergency Medical Academy (DEMA) is a division of Dorsey School of Business, Inc.  Our team is focused on providing a learning environment to our students that include smaller classes taught by instructors with real-world experience.  At DEMA, our training is “performance-based,” using simulated work environments to ensure our graduates are equipped with the practical skills needed to meet the demands of their chosen career fields. We truly care and encourage each student to be the very best that he/she can be in academic, business, social, professional, and personal endeavors. It is our goal to give you the best education possible and ensure that each graduate is prepared for the world of work.

Dorsey Emergency Medical Academy’s Madison Heights, MI campus was formerly known as Superior Medical Education.  Dorsey Emergency Medical Academy’s Woodhaven, MI campus was formerly known as Michigan Academy of Emergency Services and Allied Health.  Dorsey Emergency Medical Academy’s Bay City, MI campus was formerly known as Valley Training Center.


The mission of Dorsey Emergency Medical Academy (DEMA) is to provide the highest quality education and training for entry-level healthcare careers; empowering our students to take control of their future. Our goal is to prepare students for employment providing professional care and services with empathy and respect for their residents, patients, and clients.


In today’s ever-growing, highly-skilled medical field, advanced training is a necessity both for those seeking entry-level positions and those preparing for higher education. It is the vision of DEMA to meet this need by empowering our graduates to enter the healthcare and professional service fields with confidence in their knowledge and skills. Moreover, our experienced faculty and student support teams provide the outstanding hands-on training and one-on-one guidance necessary to awaken in every student the enthusiasm and respect necessary to provide exceptional care. A constant student, faculty, and employer surveys provide us with ongoing feedback, which provides the basis for continual programmatic and institutional improvements. Through our commitment to promote outstanding care in the allied health and EMS fields, DEMA continuously works to develop new curricula based on statistical market research targeting high-demand positions.