At Dorsey College, we offer EMS training for those who wish to pursue a career in the field such as an Emergency Medical Technician or a Paramedic.  EMS personnel are frontline heroes who make a difference and help save lives every day in our local communities.  The training at Dorsey College is designed to equip students with the knowledge and skills needed to pursue an exciting, fast paced career in the EMS field.

Continue reading below for more information on the EMS programs and availability at Dorsey College!

Have a question?  Speak to a member of our EMS team directly by calling our Madison Heights campus at (248) 543-1230 or our Woodhaven campus at (734) 753-9991.

EMS Programs offered at Dorsey College

Want to sign up for an EMS Refresher Class or an American Heart Association class?  Click here!



Dorsey College offers EMS Training at our Madison Heights, MI campus (main campus) and our Woodhaven, MI campus (a branch campus of Madison Heights).  Contact information for the EMS department at each campus location is below:

Madison Heights
(248) 543-1230

(734) 753-9991



Institutional Accreditation

Dorsey College is accredited by the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education (COE). This applies to the Madison Heights campus (which serves as the main campus) and the Dearborn, Roseville, Saginaw, Woodhaven, and Wayne campuses (which are branch campus locations of Madison Heights).  Contact information for the Council on Occupational Education is as follows: 7840 Roswell Road, Building 300, Suite 325, Atlanta, GA 30350, telephone: 770-396-3898 / FAX: 770-396-3790,  Contact information for Dorsey College’s Chief Administrator is as follows:  Kim Peck,, (248) 585-9200 ext. 11314.


Programmatic Accreditation

The Dorsey College Paramedic program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs ( upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP).  Contact information for the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (, 9355 – 113th St. N, #7709, Seminole, FL 33775, telephone:  (727) 210-2350.  Send your communication to CAAHEP directly by clicking here.  To contact CoAEMSP: 8301 Lakeview Parkway Suite 111-312 Rowlett, TX 75088 214-703-8445, FAX 214-703-8992,


Continuing Occupational Educational Classes

Certain classes offered at Dorsey College campuses, such as American Heart Association classes and EMS Refresher classes are classified as Continuing Occupational Education classes by the Council on Occupational Education, Dorsey College’s institutional accreditor. As a result, Continuing Occupational Education classes are not included on the program list Dorsey College maintains with the Council on Occupational Education.


For more information on our accreditation, please click here.