Applied Technology Diploma

An Applied Technology Diploma (ATD) consisting of a course of study that is part of an Associate in Science (AS) degree, is less than 60 credit hours, and leads to employment in a specific occupation, shall be awarded to students who have met the requirements of that diploma. An ATD program may consist of either technical credit or college credit.

  1. Emergency Medical Technician
    • This college credit-hour program prepares students for employment as emergency medical technicians to function at the basic prehospital level and treat various medical/trauma conditions using appropriate equipment and materials. The program prepares students for certification as EMTs in accordance with Chapter 64E-2 of the Florida Administrative Code. The program is approved by the Department of Health, Bureau of Emergency Medical Services and the curriculum adheres to the U.S. Department of Transportation Emergency Medical Technician Basic National Standard Curriculum. This is the initial level for a career in emergency medical services and the prerequisite for paramedic training and certification.
  2. Medical Record Transcribing
    • This program is no longer accepting new students as it is now contained within the Associate in Science Degree in Health Information Technology. This technical credit-hour program is designed to prepare students for employment as medical record transcriptionists in hospitals, for private physicians and as independent contractors. The program includes instruction for advanced keyboarding skills, medical terminology, health care delivery systems, basics of medical records services, legal and ethical responsibilities and employability skills.