Emergency Medical Technician – Paramedic (EMT-P), Advanced Certificate

Curriculum code: PMED.CRT.C77

Program Overview

This certificate curriculum prepares individuals to take the state examination required for an entry-level position as an Emergency Medical Technician - Paramedic (EMT-P). Students completing a certificate in Emergency Medical Technician - Paramedic may elect to complete an Associate in Applied Science degree in Paramedic Supervision.

All courses must be completed with a grade of C or better.

Additional Program Information

Before enrollment, the student must provide a copy of his/her Illinois EMT B or EMT I State license. Students also must have an appropriate assessment scores and have official GED or high school transcript showing graduation on file at KCC. High school seniors should consult their high school advisor for registration requirements.

Each student in this program must have a physical exam, criminal background check without any disqualifying convictions, a negative drug screen, and current CPR certification from the American Heart Association (BLS for Healthcare Provider) or American Red Cross (Professional Rescuer: adult, child & infant or AED).

For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information, please visit www.kcc.edu/gainfulemployment/.

Program Requirements

Major Courses

PMED 2115Paramedic I

15 Credits

PMED 2215Paramedic II

15 Credits

PMED 2315Paramedic III

15 Credits

Total Credit Hours: 45

Suggested Course sequence

Fall semester

PMED 2115Paramedic I

15 Credits

Spring Semester

PMED 2215Paramedic II

15 Credits

Summer Semester

PMED 2315Paramedic III

15 Credits

Program Cost

Minimum credit hours required for completion: 45
Tuition and fees - $142.00 per credit hour $142.00
$6,390.00
Course Fees
PMED 2115 Paramedic I 200.00
PMED 2215 Paramedic II 200.00
PMED 2315 Paramedic III 200.00
600.00
600.00
Books*
PMED 2115 Paramedic I 621.25
621.25
Supplies
Uniforms 180.00
Stethoscope & Blood pressure cuff** 84.15
264.15
264.15
Additional Program Costs
Background Check and Drug Screening 68.00
Physical Examination/Tests/Etc. 385.00
453.00
453.00
TOTAL $8,328.40
* May change per instructor or EMS system requirements.
** Available at the KCC Hammes Bookstore and other area retailers.
All prices are subject to change. Please visit Hammes Bookstore for the most up-to-date textbook prices.

Gainful Employment

The U.S. Department of Education requires colleges and universities to disclose certain information for any financial aid eligible program that, “prepares students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation.” Review the GE disclosure for the EMT Paramedic certificate.