Mar 30, 2023  
2022-2023 Lane Community College Catalog 
2022-2023 Lane Community College Catalog

Paramedicine: Emergency Medical Technician, CPC

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Length: Program 12 credits

Program Contacts

Estimated Cost: $5,619

  • Resident Tuition: $1,590*
  • Technology Fees: $156
  • General Student Fees: $136** 
  • One Time Student Fee: $30
  • Online Course Fee: $80 (if applicable)
  • Books / Course Materials: $200 (Some courses use Open Educational Resources (OER), which are free or low-cost materials.)
  • Program Specific Fees: $2,162 (lab/program application fees, EMT & Paramedic licensure/exams, background check/fingerprinting, medical requirements, American DataBank)
  • Other Cost / Expenses: $850*** (instrument/tools, uniform/boots, computer)
  • Differential Fees: $415****

Costs provided are estimates only. Learn more and view current tuition and fee information at

Resident tuition is based on all program requirements (general education, core, directed electives). Any prerequisites required prior to the entry of the program will be listed separately.

** General Student fees are paid once each term, depending on whether you are taking classes on Main Campus, or at one of the outreach centers or by distance learning. 

*** Any special info about program costs or expenses.

**** This is the total of all the differential fees attached to the courses in this program.

Program Learning Outcomes

The purpose of this program is to prepare students for occupations as an Emergency Medical Technician. This program is a nationally recognized licensure that a student would be able to utilize in most of the United States.

Students who complete this program will be able to:
PLO 1 - Sit for their National Registry of EMTs cognitive exam
PLO 2 - Work on an ambulance
PLO 3 - Work as either paid or professional in a fire department
PLO 4 - Work on wildland fires as Emergency Medical support
PLO 5 - Work in an Emergency Room

Admission Information

Students are encouraged to consult the Academic Advising Team ( before applying for admission. Program application and information about the point allocation system are available at

Program Requirements

Program Core Courses

Program Core courses must be completed with a grade of C- or better, or Pass.



The Emergency Medical Technician Program is nationally accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP).

Licensing and Certification

  • National Certification: National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians - Emergency Medical Technician (NREMT)
  • State licensure: Oregon Health Authority, EMS & Trauma- Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT)

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