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Paramedic Certificate

About the Degree

The requirements to be a paramedic are extremely rigorous. To become a paramedic, you will be trained and certified to perform advanced life support (ALS), which includes administering IV fluids, injections, medications and performing advanced respiratory procedures. You would also be treating wounds, performing CPR, delivering babies and performing patient assessments.  As a paramedic, you must keep a cool head and maintain authority among team members in situations when a mistake can mean the difference between life and death.  

What You’ll Learn

  • To prepare competent entry-level Paramedics, students will have adequate knowledge of Paramedics meeting standards of the National Standard Curriculum as issued from the DOT/NHTSA.
  • To prepare competent entry-level Paramedics, students will adequately perform psychomotor skills related to Paramedics and successfully complete the NREMT Paramedic Psychomotor Competency Portfolio (PPCP) as required for NREMT Paramedic level certification. 
  • To prepare competent entry-level Paramedics, students will display the appropriate affect for Paramedics as defined by the standards provided by the NREMT, CoAEMSP.

This Degree is Great for You if:

  • You welcome the excitement and "adrenaline rush" of saving lives right at the scene of the accident.
  • You want to function as part of a team of professionals working to stabilize patients and save lives.
  • You want to join a growing profession with a future.

Paramedic Certificate Catalog

Accreditations and Memberships

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)
Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP)
Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
American Association of Colleges & Universities (AAC&U)
Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE)