Laredo College EMS program receives national accreditation

LAREDO,Texas(KGNS)- The emergency medical services program at Laredo College is receiving national accreditation.

The accreditation will last for five years which is the maximum awarded to a program.

There are very few colleges in the state that have been given this prestigious award.

EMS Program Director Manuel Ramirez says it took a lot of hard work from staff and students to reach this point.

He shares what the program has to offer the community.

Ramirez says the program is starting to gain a lot of popularity, especially with women.

He encourages anyone interested in the program to stop by the college to learn more.