Paramedic

Paramedic Class Exercise Mock Mass Casualty Drill

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DSCC offers two options for students ready to start a new career or take their skills to the next level in their field. There are prerequisites for these programs so please check the degree requirements list below for full details.

Contact Information

This program is in the Division of Business, Technology and Allied Health.

btah@dscc.edu
731-286-3205

Check your progress

As a current student, you can track your progress towards completion using DSCC's Degree Planning System (DegreeWorks).

The Paramedic Program will provide the education and training to the student that enables them to enter the workforce as an entry level Paramedic. We follow Standard II.C – Program Goals of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Professions (CoAEMSP) which states:

“To prepare competent entry-level Paramedics in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains with or without exit points at the Advanced Emergency Medical Technician and/or Emergency Medical Technician, and/or Emergency Medical Responder levels.”

Degree plan requirements for the Paramedic concentration by catalog year:
2017-2018, 2016-2017, 2015-2016, 2014-2015, 2013-2014

Typical Jobs: Advanced Emergency Medical Technician, Emergency Medical Technician, Rescue Squads, Fire Departments, Basic Life Support Ambulance Services, Emergency Rooms (Patient Care Tech), Physician's Offices, Industrial Sites, Advanced Life Support Ambulance Services, Lead EMS Provider on Advanced Life Support Services, Trauma Center ER - Trauma Response Team.

Apply Now to the Paramedic Concentration Program!

Deadline for application to the Paramedic concentration program is June 1st each year.
 

The Paramedic Certificate may be your next step.  For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who have completed the program, and other important information, please visit our website.

Degree plan requirements for the Paramedic certificate by catalog year:
2017-2018, 2016-2017, 2015-2016

Typical Jobs: Advanced Emergency Medical Technician, Emergency Medical Technician, Rescue Squads, Fire Departments, Basic Life Support Ambulance Services, Emergency Rooms (Patient Care Tech), Physician's Offices, Industrial Sites, Advanced Life Support Ambulance Services, Lead EMS Provider on Advanced Life Support Services, Trauma Center ER - Trauma Response Team.