Why choose EMT-Paramedic?
- Paramedic teams are the heroes first on the scene and most qualified to make a life-or-death difference for the critically ill or injured.
- Learn the skills needed to provide preliminary treatment and transport patients to a medical facility for further treatment if necessary.
- Complete 180 hours of coursework that adheres to all national and state guidelines, and be eligible to participate in the National Registry examination required for Wisconsin state licensure.
- Interested in earning a bachelor’s degree? For transfer opportunities, visit mstc.edu/transfer.
Wisconsin Rapids Campus
500 32nd Street North
Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin 54494
What You'll Learn
Mid-State’s EMT-Paramedic program provides the knowledge and skills needed to work competently as an entry-level paramedic. Students enter a joint core course cohort with Paramedic Technician degree students. Graduates earn a technical diploma upon successful completion of this program.
This program consists of classroom lectures, practical skills lab, laboratory simulations, and hospital and pre-hospital clinical experiences. 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.
Estimated Entire Program Cost
Cost based on the 2019/2020 academic calendar year.
- Tuition & Fees: $6,003.72
- Books: $709.45
- Supplies, Uniforms, and/or Exams: $713.00
- Total Estimated Cost: $7,426.17
Financial Aid Eligibility
This program is eligible for full Financial Aid.
|10531912||Paramedic Medical Principles||4.00|
|10531913||Patient Assessment Principles||3.00|
|10531955||Paramedic Cardiology 1||2.00|
|10531917||Paramedic Clinical/Field 1||3.00|
|10531915||Paramedic Respiratory Management||2.00|
|10531919||Paramedic Medical Emergencies||4.00|
|10531921||Special Patient Populations||3.00|
|10531956||Paramedic Cardiology 2||2.00|
|10531957||Paramedic Field Experience||3.00|
|10531958||Paramedic Field Leadership||1.00|
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
- EMS Provider
- First Responder
- Urgent Care Technician
- Accreditation Information
The EMT - Paramedic program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Programs (CAAHEP)
Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Programs (CAAHEP)
25400 US Highway 19 North, Clearwater, FL 33763 • 727.218.2350
- Accreditation Outcomes
2017 Student Outcomes Data
Mid-State Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs Threshold National Registry Pass Rate 92% 70% Program Retention 92% 70% Positive Job Placement
- Additional Resources
"The education and hands-on training I received from Mid-State thoroughly prepared me for my career. I found it easy to transition from a student to a successful full-time paramedic.”
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