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Paramedic Technician
Paramedic Technician
Associate Degree
61 Credits
Central Campus (Janesville)
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What You’ll Learn

The Paramedic Technician program is a flexible program where students learn to manage emergency patient care and transportation as well as how to function as part of a comprehensive emergency management system response team under medical oversight. The Paramedic is an allied health professional whose focus is to provide advanced emergency medical care for critical and emergent patients who access the emergency medical system (EMS).  The paramedic provides patient assessments and advanced cardiac life support and is a key link from the scene to the emergency health care system.  

The career pathway for the paramedic AAS starts with the completion of the Emergency Medical Technician program and licenses at the EMT or AEMT level.  Students must hold a valid Basic Life Support (BLS) provider certification and meet the criminal background and health requirements for the program. To enter the paramedic technician program, you must petition for an opening which will require completion of coursework including General Anatomy and Physiology and English Composition.

Students already holding a National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians-Paramedic certification (NREMT-P) who wish to complete the Paramedic Technician AAS degree may enroll in the program and are eligible for up to 38 credits for prior learning towards completion of the technical courses of the Paramedic Technician AAS program. 

BTC is articulating a CoAEMSP-accredited paramedic training program from a healthcare partner for up to 38 credits of the core occupational-specific courses, which align with WTCS approved curriculum. Beginning in Spring 2024, students will be required to petition for admission into future cohorts.

Estimated Program Costs & Potential Earnings

Median Wage

$33,000

*based on EMSI Occupational Employment Statistics


Career Pathway

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