MCC Paramedic Program

The 2024-2025 Public Safety Training Facility Paramedic application is open for the Fall 2024 program.
Interested applicants can review application requirements and email Nicole Amendolare with questions.

Program Goal

The Monroe Community College Paramedic AAS degree and certificate program prepare competent entry-level Paramedics in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains with or without exit points at the Advanced Emergency Medical Technician and/or Emergency Medical Technician, and/or Emergency Medical Responder levels. The program at the Public Safety Training Facility located at 1190 Scottsville Road, is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP).

The professional paramedic program can be completed in one academic year (EM05 certificate) or two academic years (EM01 AAS). Graduates of the program are eligible for admission to the New York State Department of Health Certification Exam and the National Registry of Emergency Medical Services Licensing Exam.

Health Insurance

All students taking Paramedic clinical courses must maintain health insurance. Students are required to show proof of coverage upon acceptance into the program. 

You may explore options for comparable insurance at the New York State of Health Insurance Marketplace website. Many MCC students qualify for low or no cost insurance available through this program, and enrollment for these particular programs is year-round. You may contact one of the local representatives below for assistance:

Paramedic Education at MCC

Program follows the traditional college schedule running from August 26, 2024 through August 11, 2025. This is a daytime program meeting Monday, Wednesday and Fridays from 0800-1230PM. Monroe Community College provides you with an outstanding education at an affordable cost.  Students are eligible to apply for financial aid and scholarship opportunities

Accreditation Program Outcomes

CAAHEP Accredited Paramedic Programs report outcome measures annually to CoAEMSP.

The most current CoAEMSP Annual Report was submitted in 2024 for the calendar year 2022.

The success rate for the combined National Registry of EMT Paramedic/State Cognitive exam AND New York State Department of Health of EMT Paramedic/State Cognitive exam was 100%.

The positive placement rate for graduates was 100%. Positive placement is defined by the CoAEMSP as ‘Employed full or part-time in a related field and/or continuing his/her education and/or serving in the military’. Positive placement is measured at completion of the program.

The retention rate for this calendar year was 90%.