Total Program Credits: 99
Estimated Program Length: Two years
Offered by the Health Professions Division, 541.463.5617
Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Requirements
Program Coordinator: J. Cory Miner, MinerJC@lanecc.edu, 541-463-5183
Dean: Grant Matthews
Purpose To produce competent, entry level EMT and Paramedics to serve in a career in EMS.
Learning Outcomes The student who successfully completes all Paramedicine requirements will:
- Demonstrate personal behaviors consistent with public and employer expectations of professional EMS providers.
- Demonstrate technical proficiency in the performance of EMT and/or paramedic skills.
- Demonstrate technical proficiency with the operation of EMT and/or paramedic equipment.
- Be able to understand, interpret, apply, evaluate and effectively communicate EMS and general medical knowledge necessary to function in a healthcare setting.
- Be able to verbally communicate effectively.
Accreditation The Paramedic Program is nationally accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP). The Paramedic and EMT Programs are accredited by the State of Oregon Department of Education, Office of Community Colleges and Workforce Development, Higher Education Coordinating Commission.
Licensing & Certification Students will be eligible to test for national certification and Oregon State licensure following completion of EMT and/or Paramedic training.
Admission Information Students are encouraged to consult a program advisor or counselor before applying for admission. The application and information on the point allocation system and transfer students is available in the Counseling and Advising Center and on the EMT website, lanecc.edu/hp/emt.
Advising Contact EMTParamedicProgram@lanecc.edu
Cooperative Education (Co-op) Students earning the Paramedicine AAS two-year degree are required to take two Cooperative Education courses. Co-op courses provide opportunities for on-the-job experience to complete Paramedic training.
Job Openings and Wages Projected through 2022
Career Pathways Roadmap
Lane County openings - 8 annually
Statewide openings - 137 annually
Lane County Average Hourly for Paramedic/Fire Fighter - $26.78; average annual - $55,703
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*This is the total of all the differential fees attached to the courses in this program. These fees and other course fees may change during the year. See the online credit class schedule for fees assigned to courses.