“The Mountwest Community & Technical College Paramedic Science Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP).”

Allied Health

EMS Education

Paramedics are employed by public and private emergency services organizations and businesses.

2 Year Degree

Paramedics A.A.S.

Associate of Applied Science 

67 Credit Hours

1 Year Certificate


Certificate of Applied Science

45 Credit Hours


Emergency Medical Technician


10 Credit Hours

2022 Program Outcomes
NREMT/State Written Exam
Positive (Job) Placement

Admission Requirements

The college adheres to an open admission policy which means applications with a high school diploma or GED are eligible for admission. Applicants with neither a high school diploma nor GED may be admitted on a conditional basis.

Potential Employers

  • Boyd County, Kentucky EMS
  • Cabell County EMS
  • Health Team Critical Care Transport
  • Jan-Care Ambulance
  • Kanawha County EMS
  • Lawrence County, Ohio EMS
  • Patriot Ambulance Service
  • Putnam County EMS
Want to learn more about this program?
Interested in learning more about the MCTC program? Send us a message and talk to our program coordinator.
Edward Bays
EMS Education Director
  • Date of birth - ex. 01/01/1995

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