MCC Paramedic Program
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.
- The Paramedic Role
- Frequently Asked Questions
- GMR Foundation Scholarship: offered for the general education portion of the Associate's Degree in Paramedicine for two students from underrepresented minorities for the academic year starting in August 2022.
Application requirements & Selection information
The 2023-2024 Public Safety Training Facility Paramedic application deadline is June 1, 2023.
Program starts August 28, 2023.
There are three required steps to complete your application:
- Apply to Monroe Community College, students must matriculate into the Paramedic A.A.S. (EM01) or Paramedic Certificate (EM05) program through the MCC Admissions office. You must do this step first in order to have an active MCC account to access the application on the PSTF website.
Apply to MCC
- Complete the PSTF Paramedic Application. A member of the PSTF staff will confirm your completed submission within 14 business days. Questions about your application can be directed via email to Nicole Amendolare.
MCC Paramedic Application
Program assessment and interview with the program staff, scheduled after June 1st.
Required items for the PSTF application:
- Cover letter of introduction – why you are interested in joining our team
- Letters of Reference (2)
- Proof of Certification
Eligible candidates must be a current NYS EMT-B with at least one (1) year of prehospital or patient care experience.
All students taking Paramedic clinical courses must maintain health insurance. Students are automatically enrolled and billed by the college for the Student Health Insurance Plan through Allen J. Flood, Inc., unless proof of comparable coverage is provided. If you have comparable insurance, you may waive the school's contracted plan.
- Please complete the Paramedic Health Insurance Form Waiver only if you have current health insurance, and file only one waiver per academic year.
- Please email Angela French of A.J. Flood directly for more specifics or questions about waiving the insurance.
*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 also contact one of the local representatives below for assistance:
- Email Sheila Forsett or call (585) 754-7011
- Email Lisa Galletto or call (585) 278-4187
Paramedic Education at MCC
- Paramedic Training
- National Registry Test Site for Paramedics
- Paramedic AAS Degree (EM01)
- Paramedic Certificate Program (EM05)
- CAAHEP and CoAEMSP Accredited
- Program follows the traditional college schedule running from August 28, 2023 through August 15, 2024. This is a daytime program meeting Monday, Wednesday and Fridays from 0800-1230PM. The estimated costs for the program (NYS Resident), including all fees and textbooks is subject to change.
- Course Title and Numbers
Paramedic Program PrerequisitesFaculty and Staff BiographiesFacilities, Parking, Maps
For more information email Nicole Amendolare or contact her at (585) 753-3712.
The Monroe Community College Paramedic Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions.
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Paramedic Program with Outcomes
CAAHEP Accredited Paramedic Programs report outcome measures annually to the Committee on Accreditation for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP).
The most current CoAEMSP Annual Report was for the calendar year 2022.
The most recent 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 most recent 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 most recent retention rate was 90.5%.