b"Must be a National registered EMT; students must obtain state EMT certification after admission into the program if not held previously. Register for and complete the EMT-Basic Review Exam Review the online mandatory Pre-Health Sciences Orientation Session prior to completing the supplemental application for program ranking.The session can be viewed anytime and anywhere you have access to the internet.The Power Point presentation gives you valuable information on topics common to all health science programs at MGCCC. Even without the ability to speak directly or interact immediately with a health sciences advisor, the session speaks to frequently asked questions from program entrance to completion.In order to receive credit for viewing the session, follow the steps below.The information is approximately one (1) hour in length.To complete this requirement do the following: 1. Access the college's web page mgccc.edu 2. Click on Web Services (top tab) 3. Enter the GCID (M#) and Password 4. Select Student 5. Select Health Sciences Division Supplemental Application Orientation Session. 6. In order to receive credit, you must review the entire session. 7. Click survey complete so that your log-in information will be recorded in the college's BANNER system. Comply with Mississippi law requiring a Criminal Background History Check with Fingerprinting through the Mississippi Department of Health. All Nursing and Allied Health applicants are required to obtain a clear or acceptable Criminal Background Check from the MGCCC Campus Police at JD, JC, Perkinston or the George County Campus/Center. MGCCC's Criminal Background Check Policy (including days and times) can be viewed at Health Sciences Division Criminal Background Check Policy .To complete and submit the online Supplemental Application: 1)Access the college's web page mgccc.edu 2) Click on Web Services (top tab) 3) Enter the GCID (M#) and Password 4) Select Student 5) Select Health Sciences Division Supplemental Application. Thereafter, the applicant MUST read the guidelines carefully.In order to complete and submit the application, college admission and ALL pre-requisite requirements are required. Selection Process Program openings are filled based on Selective Admission; applicants are ranked based on their individual achievement test scores and prior college course work. Student ranking for entry into the EMS Paramedic program is based on a point system. Students are awarded points for the required ACCUPLACER score, their EMT Review Exam score, and given points for successful completion of BIO 2514 (prerequisite) andbased on their achieved grades. Bonus points will also be awarded for successful completion of any other college credit courses which could be used to complete degree requirements for the AAS option. Program enrollment is a floating number which can fluctuate each year based on availability of clinical rotation slots. Students who are selected are also held to the following program policies. EMS Paramedic Program Policies All Health Science students are required to submit to substance testing in accordance with the substance testing policy and procedures for the Health Sciences Division. The testing policy can be viewed by clicking here: Health Sciences Division Substance Testing Policy . The completed MGCCC Health Sciences Division health form, signed by an appropriate medical personnel, is required prior to or on the first day.The physical form can be viewed by clicking here.MGCCC Health Sciences Division Pre_Entrance_Health_Form Upon admission to the Paramedic Program, students must maintain a 2.0 GPA on the required courses and complete each course with a C or better. Adherence to additional clinical affiliation requirements may be necessary depending on clinical rotation placement. (i.e. hospital orientation, HIPAA training, CPR certification) The Health Sciences Division Student Manual can be viewed here199"