Begin Your Journey to Becoming a Paramedic with this Accredited Program

Mercy College's Paramedic Certificate Program prepares you for the demanding world of emergency medical services. Our comprehensive curriculum goes beyond basic EMT training, teaching you to administer medications, interpret EKGs, perform intubations, and use advanced equipment. This program is designed for those committed to providing critical care around the clock, in various settings from private services to fire departments.

Nationally Accredited Paramedic Program Ready for You

Accredited by the CAAHEP and aligned with national standards, our program ensures you're prepared for certification and practice nationwide. Developed with the U.S. Department of Transportation's standards and Ohio's EMS requirements in mind, Mercy College offers a pathway to national certification. Ready to respond to emergencies and save lives, our graduates emerge as highly skilled paramedics, equipped for a fulfilling career in emergency medical services.

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  • 3

    consecutive semesters, full-time

  • Life Flight team loads patient into helicopter from gurney in open field

    Hybrid course delivery - a combination of face-to-face and online coursework

  • up to $4000

    scholarship available

  • Fall semester classes are two days per week

  • A-Shift

    fire department scheduling for Spring semester classes

  • $6700

    includes tuition, books, fees and uniform

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Elevate Your EMS Career with Our Accredited Program

Paramedic Qualifications & Training

Achieve the crucial qualifications needed to become a paramedic with our immersive training. Dive into comprehensive education covering patient assessment, emergency care procedures, and life-saving techniques. Benefit from our state-of-the-art facilities and simulation labs, offering a realistic environment to refine your skills guided by seasoned EMS professionals.

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Paramedic Program Cost & Financial Aid

Unlock your potential in emergency medical services with Mercy College's Paramedic certificate program. Thanks to a generous Choose Ohio First grant, eligible students can receive up to $4,000 in scholarships, making your journey towards a fulfilling career in healthcare more accessible than ever. This program designed for rapid entry into the workforce, where you can make a real difference in your community.

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Accredited Paramedic Certificate Program

The Paramedic Credit Certificate Program boasts impressive outcomes, with a NREMT pass rate peaking at 100% in recent years and a job placement rate of 100% for several cohorts, reflecting the high demand for our graduates. With completion rates showing strong dedication, our program prepares highly competent professionals ready to excel in emergency medical services.

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Anatomy and Physiology for the Prehospital Provider

Our eight-week, fully online course meets Ohio's Anatomy and Physiology requirements for Paramedic admission, preparing you for a career in emergency services. Dive into human anatomy and physiology, laying the groundwork for life-saving skills and patient care. Perfect for those aiming to fulfill Paramedic Certificate Program prerequisites and enhance their EMS qualifications.

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