What You Will Learn

The Paramedic Science Program at CCM teaches the fundamental skills needed to be an excellent paramedic clinician. The paramedic profession is built around interaction with people utilizing information to enhance human interaction as it applies to the prehospital environment. This program seeks to provide opportunities for students to to appreciate patient diversity with the goal of developing treatment plans to meet the needs of the individual patient interaction.

Why Study at CCM?

The Paramedic Science Program prepares students to earn an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree to enter the paramedic profession as entry-level clinicians. A strong foundation in liberal arts and sciences provides the required fundamental knowledge and necessary communication skills. An evidence-based curriculum is reviewed and revised annually by experts and overseen by the program’s Advisory Committee.

Career Opportunities

Emergency medical technicians (EMTs) and paramedics respond to emergency calls, performing medical services and transporting patients to medical facilities, and other services and responsibilities. Employment of EMTs and paramedics is projected to grow 11 percent from 2020 to 2030, faster than the average for all occupations. About 20,700 openings for EMTs and paramedics are projected each year, on average, over the decade.