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

Program Description

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 Course Listings

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Required Courses

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

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