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.
We are sorry but the 2023/2024 Public Safety Training Facility Paramedic application deadline has passed.
Next application will open Spring 2024 for the Fall 2024 program. Interested applicants can email Nicole Amendolare.
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:
Paramedic Education at MCC
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.
The Monroe Community College Paramedic Program 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).
Paramedic Program with Outcomes
CAAHEP Accredited Paramedic Programs report outcome measures annually to CoAEMSP.
The most current CoAEMSP Annual Report was submitted in 2022 for the calendar year 2020.
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 94.7%.
The positive placement rate for graduates was 90.5%. 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 95.5%.