The two year calendar paramedic technology associate degree is designed to prepare persons to provide immediate primary emergency care to people in health crises. The graduate will be able to provide basic and advanced life support under the direction of a physician to all age groups and populations. Extensive didactic instruction, skills, practicum and internship experiences will be completed to provide the student with the foundational knowledge and skills to successfully attain national registry of Emergency Medical Technicians-Paramedic certification. The primary goal of the program will be to produce competent, entry level paramedics to serve in career and volunteer positions.
The program has specific admission requirements in addition to general Casper College requirements. Students must maintain a GPA of at least 2.0 and must earn a grade of “C” or better in all paramedic courses in order to progress to the subsequent semester.
Only courses numbered 1000 or above can be used toward the Associate of Arts, Associate of Science, Associate of Business, Associate of Fine Arts, Associate of Applied Science and Associate Degree in Nursing.