Printed on 1/21/2022

Program Availability *

Emergency Medical Technician - Paramedic

Locations Spring 2022 Summer 2022 Fall 2022 Spring 2023
Appleton

Programs may be available at locations that are not listed here.

Depending on program enrollment and prerequisite requirements, there may be a wait for some program courses. Please see the additional information section for details.

If general education courses are required, they may be available at multiple locations.

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Estimated Cost

Costs may not include all books or all materials and supplies. Some textbook costs may be included in the estimated program cost.

$6,971.70*
Cost based on current tuition and fees
$775.35*
Textbooks

* Tuition and fees are subject to change.

Program Info & Outcomes

Program Outcomes

  • Communicate effectively with others.
  • Demonstrate paramedic skills associated with established standards and procedures for a variety of patient encounters.
  • Demonstrate professional behavior.
  • Integrate pathophysiological principles and assessment findings to provide appropriate patient care.
  • Meet state and national competencies listed for paramedic certification(s).
  • Prepare for incident response and EMS operations.

Additional Information

You will need your Wisconsin EMT Basic, Intermediate Technician or EMT Intermediate Licensure. You will receive CPR the first day of class.

Documentation of immunizations, certified background check, and WI driver record abstract are requirements of this program; visit your Blackboard page for additional information regarding these requirements and deadlines.

This program may require professional licensure or certification; FVTC has determined that this program meets professional licensure requirements in the state of Wisconsin; however, FVTC has not determined if this program meets professional licensure requirements for other states.

Program Accreditation/Certification

Fox Valley Technical College is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs [(www.caahep.org)](www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP). 
Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs 
25400 US Highway 19 N., Suite 158 
Clearwater, FL 33763 
727-210-2350 
[www.caahep.org](www.caahep.org) 

To contact CoAEMSP: 
8301 Lakeview Parkway Suite 111-312 
Rowlett, TX 75088 
214-703-8445 
FAX 214-703-8992 
[www.coaemsp.org](www.coaemsp.org)

Upon successful completion of the program, you will be eligible to take the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic written and practical examinations in order to be licensed as an EMT-P in Wisconsin.

**2019**
Cohort NREMT Cognitive Exam Pass Rate: 70%
Cohort Retention Rate: 76.9%
Positive Job Placement: 70%

**2018** 
Cohort NREMT Cognitive Exam Pass Rate: 75% 
Cohort Retention Rate: 88.9% 
Positive Job Placement: 81.3% 

**2017** 
Cohort NREMT Cognitive Exam Pass Rate: 68.8% 
Cohort Retention Rate: 66.7% 
Positive Job Placement: 93.8%

Admissions Requirements

Skills Assessment

An academic skills assessment is required for admission into this program or the following: High School GPA of 2.75 or higher (last 10 years) OR provide completion of associate’s or higher degree OR; 165 or higher on your 2014 series GED tests OR; ACT OR SAT OR Accuplacer OR Companion OR Compass (last 3 years) to waive to the general education level; The cost of the Accuplacer assessment is $15; Catalog #: 94100100; Learn more at www.fvtc.edu/Assessment.



Start anywhere. Many credits can apply toward future programs.

Beyond The Classroom

Student Clubs

There are over 45 different clubs and organizations available for students. Many clubs are directly related to programs offered at FVTC, so you can develop professional connections while meeting other students.

Student Resources

We’re here to help you succeed. You’ll find a broad network of support at Fox Valley Tech. Don’t hesitate to contact us if you need help.

Employment Services

Employment Connections is here to help you with your employment needs. Our services begin when you enroll as an FVTC student and continue throughout your employment career.

One-on-One Help

Let us guide you through the admissions process from beginning to end.

Email: admissionsspecialist@fvtc.edu
Phone: 920-735-4740
Text: 920-294-1738