Why choose Paramedic Technician?
- When a life is on the line, be the first on the scene and the most qualified to lead and make a critical difference.
- Get the training needed to provide preliminary treatment and transport the patient to a medical facility for further treatment if necessary.
- Interested in earning a bachelor’s degree? For transfer opportunities, visit mstc.edu/transfer.
- Gain confidence with your new skills in our state-of-the art Healthcare Simulation Center.
Wisconsin Rapids Campus
500 32nd Street North
Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin 54494
What You'll Learn
Mid-State’s Paramedic Technician program prepares students with the knowledge and skills to work competently as an entry-level paramedic. In this associate degree program, students will complete two semesters of general studies as well as two semesters of core paramedic courses in a joint cohort with students in the EMT-Paramedic program.
You will learn prehospital skills in the classroom, skills laboratory, hospital, and prehospital settings. Upon successful completion, you will earn certifications in Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Prehospital Trauma Life Support, and Pediatric Advanced Life Support and be eligible to take the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technician written and practical examinations.
Mid-State’s Paramedic Technician program prepares students to obtain the required licensure to be employed/practice in the state of Wisconsin. The College does not guarantee its curriculum matches the requirements for preparation, examination, or licensure for other states.
Estimated Entire Program Cost
Cost based on the 2022/23 academic year.
- Tuition & Fees: $10,622.96
- Books: $1,512.04
- Supplies, Uniforms, and/or Exams: $765.00
- Total Estimated Cost: $12,900.00
Financial Aid Eligibility
This program is eligible for full Financial Aid
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|10806177||General Anatomy & Physiology||4|
|10809172||Introduction to Diversity Studies||3|
|-or-||10809122||Intro to American Government||3|
|-or-||10809196||Intro to Sociology||3|
|10809198||Intro to Psychology||3|
|Term Total||16 Credits|
|10806179||Advanced Anatomy & Physiology||4|
|Term Total||12 Credits|
|10531912||Paramedic Medical Principles||4|
|10531913||Patient Assessment Principles||3|
|10531955||Paramedic Cardiology 1||2|
|10531915||Paramedic Respiratory Management||2|
|Term Total||19 Credits|
|10531919||Paramedic Medical Emergencies||4|
|10531921||Special Patient Populations||3|
|10531957||Paramedic Field Experience||3|
|10531956||Paramedic Cardiology 2||2|
|10531958||Paramedic Field Leadership||1|
|10531960||Paramedic Clinical/Field Prep||1|
|Term Total||19 Credits|
|Program Total||66 Credits|
This course has options available to receive credit for prior learning (CPL) or work experience.
RYAN HUSER, AD, BA
Ryan earned his associate degree from the Paramedic Technician program at Mid-State Technical College and his BA in fire and emergency response management from UW–Oshkosh. He is currently pursuing his MA in emergency and disaster management from American Public University. He is a national registered paramedic with the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians and is a state licensed paramedic with critical care endorsement.
“My eyes have seen more and my hands have done more than most people can imagine, and this experience stays with me in the classroom to train better paramedics than generations past.”
- Emergency Department Technician
- Ambulance Services
- Dispatch Centers
- First Responder Units
- Hospitals/Emergency Departments
- Industry Safety Departments
- Rescue Squads
- Urgent Care Facilities
- Accreditation Information
The Paramedic Technician program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Programs (CAAHEP)
Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
25400 US Highway 19 North, Suite 158 Clearwater, FL 33763 • 727.210.2350 • www.caahep.org
- Accreditation Outcomes
Student Outcomes Data
Student Outcomes Measure Year Mid-State Outcome
Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs Threshold
Program Retention 2020 88.9% 70% National Registry Exam Pass Rate 2020 93.8% 70% Positive Job Placement 2020 100% 70%
- Additional Resources
"The preparation I received at Mid-State was right on target. I was able to transition into full-time employment as a paramedic without any difficulty.”
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