Industry certification, IHE Certificate of Completion, Employment, Measurable skills gain
Method of Delivery
Daytime Hours, Evening Hours
Instructional Program (CIP)
Health Professions and Related Clinical Services
The Paramedic program consists of three semesters, beginning each fall semester, of concentrated
study including classroom, laboratory time, hospital clinical experiences, and field internship rotations
with an Advanced Life Support (ALS) ambulance service. A minimum of 1200 contact hours is required
for program completion to include: 600 classroom and laboratory hours, 300 hospital clinical hours, and
300 hours of ALS ambulance field internship (capstone field internship.)
Emergency Medical Services Professionals (EMSP) – Paramedics are health professionals concerned
primarily with pre-hospital care of acutely ill and injured patients. Paramedics perform such measures as
CPR, extrication of patients from constraining environments, initial patient assessment, stabilization,
and emergency and routine transport to healthcare facilities. Paramedics play an expanded role in
administering emergency care using invasive techniques through standing orders, and they may assist in
various basic settings, such as the Emergency Room (ER) or Intensive Care Unit.
TC - ADHE Degree Code 4520
Program Length (Weeks)
High School Diploma or Equivalent
WIOA Approved Program
300 SOUTH WEST AVENUE, EL DORADO, Arkansas
5040 - Southwest
Name of Credential
Technical Certificate in Emergency Medical Technician, Paramedic
Type of financial aid offered or have access to
Pell, state grant, institutional and private scholarship
Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?
Yes - Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for women?
Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for men?
$152.00 NREMT Practical Exam
$4,656.00 This total is based on the in-state tuition rate and does not include mandatory fees.
$2,067.00 Mandatory fees = $1962 Course fees = $105
$8,256.00 This total is based on the out-of-state tuition rate and does not include mandatory fees.
Supplies/Materials/Hand Tools (not included in tuition)
Total In-State Program Cost
Total Out-of-State Program Cost