Paramedic Program Requirements & Prerequisites

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Program Prerequisites & Requirements:

  • Anatomy and Physiology – we are no longer taking registration for A&P
    • Must be completed in the last two years with a ‘C’ or better
  • Two recommendation forms (form provided in application packet)
    • One of the recommendations must be from one of the following: a nurse, firefighter, paramedic, NP, PA or physician.
  • Copy of driver’s license, birth certificate or state ID to verify age.
  • Copy of social security card.
  • Copy of current Missouri EMT-Basic License.
    • Or a copy of your application for your EMT-B License.
  • Copy of health insurance card.
  • Submit documentation of a physical exam. This general physical exam needs to be performed by a MD, DO or NP within the last 12 months.
  • Copy of AHA BLS Healthcare Provider CPR.  Take a class here if you need it.
  • Copy of Vaccination Records. You must provide the following: MMR or Antibody Titer Test, T-Dap, Flu shot (within season), Hepatitis B and Negative PPD in the last 12 months.
  • Complete Vehicle Information Form (form provided in application packet)
    • Submit License Plate Number, make and model of vehicle.
  • Acknowledgement of the form Course Demands
    • Must be signed and notarized
    • We are a notary.  You can sign this when you drop off your packet.
  • Acknowledgement of the form Financial Commitment
    • Must be signed and notarized
    • We are a notary.  You can sign this when you drop off your packet.

Other Requirements:

  • Laptop or tablet with full OS.  You must bring this to class every day.  A computer is required for exams, quizzes, lab work, clinical documentation and coursework.  Must have the most current version of the following:
    • Windows or Apple operating system.  This must be the full version of the Operating System.
    • Internet Explorer – must be the current version with JavaScript enabled
  • Access to high speed internet for course work and communication
  • Reliable transportation for travel to/from class and clinical and field internship.
  • Must maintain a high degree of professionalism both in and out of the classroom.
  • Must maintain a high level of hygiene and grooming.
  • Must be able to pass physical exam and meet physical requirements for Paramedic licensure.
  • Must be able to read and comprehend at a college level.

Textbook and Supply Requirements:

  • Students are responsible for purchasing the current textbooks and additional teaching resources. (Textbooks approx $1100)
  • For the most current list please contact us.
  • BUY YOUR TEXTBOOKS HERE for a discount- Link will be updated when available



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