Paramedic Certificate

Certificate Program

Successful completion of this program prepares an individual for admission to the New York State Health Department examinations for certification as a paramedic. The paramedic certification course sequence includes classroom, hands-on skill development, hospital clinical experience, and field internships. This program includes only the courses required for admission to the New York State Department of Health Paramedic certification exams. This program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs. (

(Housed in the PSTF-Emergency Management)

Distribution RequirementsCredit Hours
EMS 171 Critical Trauma Care 1
EMS 236 Advanced Cardiac Life Support 1
EMS 239 Paramedic Clinical and Field Experience I 5
EMS 240 Paramedic Clinical and Field Experience II 7
EMS 246 Advanced Pediatric Care 1
EMS 270 Introduction to Paramedicine12
EMS 271 Medical Care in Paramedicine 8
EMS 272 Advanced Trauma Issues in Paramedicine 7

* Offered at the Public Safety Training Center.

For information related to cost, success rate, and student debt in this program, please visit Paramedic Certificate - Gainful Employment Information.