Overview

Students who have already earned the credential National Registry Emergency Medical Technician (NREMT) may continue their education in the Paramedic certificate program.

Related Programs

EMT Paramedic - Management Major (EMTP-M)EMT Paramedic - Science Major (EMTP-S)Emergency Medical Technician - Basic Certificate (EMTC)

Accreditation

The program curriculum is approved by the Ohio Department of Public Safety, Division of Emergency Medical Services.

Credentialing: After completing the certificate, students are eligible to take the National Registry exam.

Contacts

Program Chair

Program Associate

Career Outlook

Graduates Are Prepared To

  • Take the national registry exam for paramedics

Representative Job Titles For Graduates

  • EMT-P, Paramedic

Graduate Employment Outlook

Employment of emergency medical technicians (EMTs) and paramedics is projected to grow 23 percent through 2022, much faster than the average for all occupations.

$31,020 median annual salary

Graduate Starting Salary Projections

Education Options

Representative Co-Op/Clinical/Intern Site

  • Greater Cincinnati Hospitals
  • Fire Departments in Hamilton County and surrounding counties.

Curriculum

Effective 2020-2021 academic year

Emergency Medical Technician—Paramedic Certificate (EMTPC)

Program Prerequisites: EMT-Basic Certification from the State of Ohio, and AFL 085 Applications of College Reading and Writing and AFM 095 Foundations of Basic Algebra or appropriate placement test scores.

Semester 1 Lec Lab Credits
EMS 110 Emergency Medical Technician Theory and Practice 5 4 7
Semester 2
XXX 1XX Paramedic Anatomy /Physiology Elective 3 0 3
Semester 3
EMS 211 Paramedic 1 7 0 7
EMS 221 Paramedic 1 Lab 0 3 1
EMS 231 Paramedic 1 Practicum 1 9 2
Semester 4
EMS 212 Paramedic 2 6 0 6
EMS 222 Paramedic 2 Lab 0 3 1
EMS 232 Paramedic 2 Practicum 1 11 3
Semester 5
EMS 213 Paramedic 3 6 0 6
EMS 223 Paramedic 3 Lab 0 3 1
EMS 233 Paramedic 3 Practicum 1 11 3
Total Credits: 30 44 40
Paramedic Anatomy / Physiology Elective
BIO 151
& BIO 152
Anatomy and Physiology 1
and Anatomy and Physiology 2
8
EMS 120 Paramedic Anatomy and Physiology 3
BIO 117 Human Body in Health and Disease 3

Learn More

Inquire

Apply

Apply Now