Paramedic Education Program

Contact the Program Director

Sean Newton

Fire Science Department
P: 480-461-6303
Office: Downtown Center

Fast Fact


of 2016 & 2017 graduates passed the national boards.

*(source: NREMT)

Program Highlights

  • CAAHEP Accredited
    Initial accreditation received Sept. 2017
  • Competency based program 
    Over 1400 total content hours includes ACLS, PALS, PEPP, PHTLS, AMLS
  • Fall and Spring start dates
    Program cohorts begin every fall and spring
  • Credit Transfer
    Comprehensive 42.5 ch program w/transfer to State Universities
  • Extended Internships
    Over 744 hours combined clinical & field internship training
  • Financial Aid & Tuition Reimbursement
    program consists of three 12-16 week modules - perfect for VA, employer assistance & Financial Aid

The Mesa Community College Paramedic Education Program provides two distinct educational tracks for both limited and experienced EMT providers.

Students are prepared to become competent certified NREMT Paramedics with a high capacity for critical thinking and confidence. 

Certified Paramedic - Arizona

Students may also earn a Certificate of Completion in Paramedicine from MCC as well as an Associate's Degree of Applied Science (AAS). The AAS Degree is transferable to State Universities.

Learn more about degrees and certificates here.

A Paramedic is a medical professional, usually a member of the emergency medical service, who primarily provides pre-hospital advanced medical and trauma care. A Paramedic is charged with providing emergency on-scene treatment, crisis intervention, life-saving stabilization and, when appropriate, transport of ill or injured patients to definitive emergency medical and surgical treatment facilities, such as a hospitals and trauma centers.