Paramedicine

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Contact a Paramedic Representative

paramedic-education@mesacc.edu

Contact the Program Director

Sean P. Newton

Residential Faculty - Occupational Program Director Paramedic Education
sean.newton@mesacc.edu
480-461-6303
480-544-9415 (mobile)

This program is part of the Fire Science/EMT Department.

Field of Interest

Field of Interest: Health Sciences
Paramedicine

A paramedic impacts the lives of people in an emergency when they need them most. If you are looking to become a healthcare professional who provides frontline care to the sick and injured, a career as a paramedic or emergency medical technician (EMT) could be your calling.

Our nationally-accredited Paramedicine program includes studies in anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology, cardiology, pulmonology, pharmacology, pediatrics, geriatrics hematology, toxicology, trauma care, environmental emergencies, and behavioral healthcare. You can also earn credentials in community health, critical care, and tactical emergency casualty care. Our instructors have real-world experience in diversified paramedicine that includes Emergency Medical Services (EMS), the military, law enforcement, and fire services.

Take the career pathway that makes a difference. Choose our Paramedicine program today.

The Right Pathway for You

MCC offers Certificates of Completion and Associate Degrees for this program. Your interests and goals will guide you in selecting the pathway that is ideal for you. You may find a combination of certificates or degrees is the fastest way to realize your dreams.

Students at any Maricopa Community College may need to complete courses at more than one of our colleges.

Certificates

The knowledge and skills acquired while earning a Certificate of Completion (CCL) can help launch you into a new career or energize your current job. Generally requiring fewer credit hours than degrees or transfer programs, a CCL may be your best first step into higher education.

A list of available certificates offered in the Paramedicine program
Name Type Title Courses
Certificate of Completion CCL Community Health Paramedicine
Certificate of Completion CCL Critical Care Paramedicine
Certificate of Completion CCL Paramedicine
Certificate of Completion CCL Tactical Emergency Casualty Care

Degree

MCC’s associate degrees enhance your resume and prepare you to enter the workforce with an advantage. Whether you are interested in simply completing basic, required college courses or specializing in a specific area, there’s a degree for you.

A list of available associate degrees offered in the Paramedicine program
Name Type Title Courses
Associate in Applied Science AAS Paramedicine

Career Opportunities

Successful completion of a degree or certificate within the Paramedicine program may lead to employment in a variety of different occupations and industries. Below are examples of related occupations with associated Maricopa County-based annual median wages*. Some occupations may require additional education or training. You can click on any occupation to view more detail regarding education level, wages, and employment information.

Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics

$35,112

* Career and wage information provided by Emsi using data, reports, and forecasts which are generated using government data sources and Emsi’s proprietary analytical processes. Emsi’s data covers multiple classes of workers including QCEW, non-QCEW, and those who are self-employed. Disclaimer

Financial Aid

You can get a high-quality, affordable education. MCC’s low tuition rates and various financial aid opportunities make it possible. Explore federal and state grants, Federal Work-Study, scholarships, student loans, and other options today.

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