Fire Science Department
Office: Downtown Center
The Mesa Community College Paramedic Program provides two distinct educational tracks for both limited and experienced EMT providers.
Students are prepared to become competent certified NREMT Paramedics with a high capacity for critical thinking and confidence.
Students may also earn a Certificate of Completion in Paramedicine from MCC as well as an Associate's Degree of Applied Science (AAS). The AAS Degree is transferable to all State universities.
A paramedic is a medical professional, usually a member of the emergency medical service, who primarily provides pre-hospital advanced medical and trauma care. A paramedic is charged with providing emergency on-scene treatment, crisis intervention, life-saving stabilization and, when appropriate, transport of ill or injured patients to definitive emergency medical and surgical treatment facilities, such as a hospitals and trauma centers.
|Pre-Paramedic Program Foundational Coursework (BIO160, HCC145, EMT235, EMT236, EMT249)||Available Spring & Summer Semesters Only – Student registration requires EMT / FSC Department approval|
|Paramedic Program Recruitment (Application) Period||
January 1st 2014 Through June 1st 2014
|Paramedic Program Written Entrance Examinations||
June 10th and June 11th 2014
|Paramedic Program Oral Board Panel Interviews||June 17th through June 27th 2014
(Successful applicants will be scheduled by appointment only)
|Cohorts 2015-1 & 2015-2 Selection Completed (Student Notification of Acceptance)||
June 30th 2014
Mandatory Friends & Family Night Paramedic Student Orientation Session(Applicable to selected students only)
July 14th 2014 @ 1800
|Paramedic Program Block #1 Start Date||
August 18th2014 (Fall Semester)
|Paramedic Program End Dates||
August 14th 2015
|National Registry Psychomotor Skills Exams||
August 14th 2015
|National Registry Adaptive CBT Test||Individual student schedules upon program completion verification|
|Paramedic Program Graduation||
August 15th 2015
Mesa Community College offers EMT-Paramedic training programs beginning every August. Preparatory Pre-Paramedic Foundational coursework consisting of: BIO160, HCC145, EMT235, EMT236 and EMT249 is available every Spring semester and Summer session. Student registration in these courses of study require EMT/FSC Department approval.
Prospective students may download detailed program information, course breakdowns, estimated costs, entrance examination preparation guides and the form-fill-in application from the list below.
For further questions or additional information, please call (480) 461-6303.
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