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MCC Campus(es):
MCC-Penn Valley, Health Science Institute

Program Coordinator, EMS Education:
Lisa McGuire, 816.604.4810

Application deadline for certificate: Nov. 1 to begin the program in January, and June 1 to begin the program in August

IMPORTANT: Certificate and degree requirements may change! Please consult an academic advisor before enrolling.

Paramedic Certificate

Paramedic Certificate (PDF)

Program Prerequisites
COLL 100
HLSC 100
First Year Seminar or
Introduction to Health Professions
1-2
 EMS 150
Emergency Medical Technician 8
Specific Program Requirements
HLSC 108
BIOL 109
BIOL 110
BIOL 210
Anatomy and Physiology Health Professions or
Anatomy and Physiology or
Human Anatomy and
Human Physiology
4-10
EMS 154 Foundations 1
EMS 159 Advanced Patient Assessment 2
EMS 168 Paramedic Laboratory I 3
EMS 176 Airway and Respiratory Management 1
EMS 192 Pharmacology 3
EMS 201 Clinical Research and Documentation 1
EMS 212 Cardiology 3
EMS 214 Paramedic Skills Laboratory II 3
EMS 216 Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) 1
EMS 218 Medical Emergencies 3
EMS 224 Trauma Management 1
EMS 230 Special Patient Populations 1
EMS 236 Paramedic Laboratory III 3
EMS 254 Paramedic Clinical 6
EMS 258 Paramedic Field Internship 10
EMS 280 Advanced Medical Life Support (AMLS) 1
EMS 284 Prehospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS) 1
EMS 286 Pediatric Emergency Care 1
Total Credit Hours Required 58-65