• Credits: 66
  • Degree Type: A.A.S.
  • Campus: East Grand Forks

Program Overview

Graduates of the Paramedic Associate in Applied Science degree program will be qualified and skilled professionals in the field of Emergency Medical Services as Paramedics. The Paramedic is a person who works in the exciting, expanding field of Emergency Medical Services (EMS). This degree incorporates theoretical knowledge with extensive hands on, clinical application and experience. The specialization and advanced education and training in the care and transport of the critically ill and injured can mean the difference between life and death. Paramedic A.A.S. degree graduates typically have more employment opportunities as well as enhanced potential for upward progression in the career of pre-hospital care.


According to CAREERwise, the median hourly pay as a Emergency Medical Technician and Paramedic in the state of Minnesota is $17.28 per hour. The employment outlook through 2024 is expected to grow approximately 17.3%, a very high-growth career.

Program Courses

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Required Courses

Course # Course Name Credit(s)
EMTB 1101 Emergency Medical Tech 6 credits
EMTP 1130 BLS Ambulance Clinical 1 credits
EMTP 1150 Paramedic I 4 credits
EMTP 1155 Paramedic Skills I 4 credits
EMTP 1160 Critical Care Clinical 2 credits
EMTP 1170 Support Services Clinical 1 credits
EMTP 1180 ALS Ambulance Clinical 4 credits
EMTP 2150 Paramedic II 4 credits
EMTP 2155 Paramedic Skills II 4 credits
EMTP 2212 EMS Hazardous Materials 1 credits
EMTP 2230 ACLS 1 credits
EMTP 2232 PHTLS 1 credits
EMTP 2234 Pediatric Adv Life Suppor 1 credits
EMTP 2240 Emergency Room Clinical 3 credits
EMTP 2250 Acute Care Clinical 3 credits
EMTP 2260 Paramedic Internship 6 credits
HLTH 2002 Pharmacology 2 credits
HLTH 2208 Pathophysiology 3 credits
BIOL 2252 Anatomy & Phys I 3 credits
BIOL 2254 Anatomy & Phys II 3 credits
ENGL 1111 Composition I 3 credits
ENGL 2207 Technical Writing 3 credits
MATH 1110 College Algebra 3 credits

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