58 Credits    DIP 3310,  Academic Catalog 2021-2022

Degree Description

As the most highly trained pre-hospital emergency care provider in the EMS field, the paramedic accepts the challenging responsibility for patient care. A willingness to accept this challenge and direct others to carry out treatment plans is the first step in becoming a paramedic.  Paramedicine is a relatively young field with a wide range of employment opportunities, including ambulance services, fire departments, police departments, hospitals, helicopter services and educational institutions.  The program is fully accredited by the The Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP, 25400 US Highway 19 North, Suite 158, Clearwater, FL 33763 P:727-210-2350 Fax:727-210-2354).

Campus: North Mankato
Program Start Date: Fall Semester

Estimated cost to complete this 58 credit program

Tuition is paid on a semester by semester basis and will vary depending on the courses and total credits you take.

Tuition and Fees: $11,475
Tools and Equipment: $ n/a
Total Estimated Cost: $11,475 *

Compare the costs and you'll see that tuition at South Central College is much more affordable than other institutions.

*Based on Spring 2021 tuition rates. Student's choice of online delivery when traditional classroom delivery is offered will increase cost. Books, transportation, and living expenses not included.

The course requirements listed below are specific to the current school year (noted above). If you need to view the program from previous years view our Catalog Archive.

Required Technical Courses (15 Courses)

Complete the following classes:

Required Arts and Sciences (6 Credits)

Complete 6 credits from any of the 10 MNTC Goal Areas.

PLEASE NOTE: All program plans are preliminary and curriculum may change without notice. Your catalog of record may have different requirements.