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One of the requirements for the Paramedic class you must be a Tennessee licensed Advanced EMT.

The Paramedic program offers either a certificate or AAS degree. Paramedics work in a variety of specialty care settings including but not limited to ground and air ambulances, occupational, in hospital, and community settings. Academic preparation enables paramedics to use a wide range of pharmacology, airway, and monitoring devices as well as to utilize critical thinking skills to make complex judgments such as the need for transport from a field site, alternate destination decisions, the level of personnel appropriate for transporting a patient, and similar judgments.

Individual counseling and assessment may result in the scheduling of additional courses to overcome all remedial deficiencies in English and mathematics.

All courses in the Paramedic certificate program articulate into the associate of applied science degree program in Paramedic.

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The Paramedic Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs ( upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP).

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
9355 - 113th St. N, #7709
Seminole, FL 33775
Telephone: 727.210.2350

To contact CoAEMSP:
8301 Lakeview Parkway, Suite 111-312
Rowlett, TX 75088
Telephone: 214.703.8445
Fax: 214.703.8992


Program Outcomes: Paramedic

Reporting Academic Year 2019-2021

Graduation Information (Retention)

Number of students starting program: 34
Number of students completing the program: 28
82% Retention


NREMT Written Exam

Sitting for exam: 28
Passing exam 1st attempt: 21
Passing exam 2nd attempt: 4
Pass rate: 89%


NREMT Practical Exam

Sitting for exam: 28
Passing exam: 28
Pass rate: 100%

Job placement rate: 92%

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Northeast State Community College, a Tennessee Board of Regents institution, is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution.