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Program Details

  • Award: Associate in Applied Science
  • Credits: 67
  • Delivery: Face-to-face where some online courses may be available or required.
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

EMT-Paramedics are trained to provide medical care to people who have suffered from an illness or an injury outside of the hospital setting. EMTs and Paramedics work under protocols approved by a
physician medical director to recognize, assess, and manage medical emergencies and transport patients to definitive medical care. EMTs provide basic life support, and EMT-Paramedics provide advanced life support.�Mesabi Range Paramedic students participate in regional disaster drills, joint training sessions with area public safety agencies and get a great learning experience. Paramedic training is composed of in-classroom, didactic instruction; in-hospital clinical practice; and a supervised field internship on an ambulance. Courses typically are competency-based and supported by performance assessments. Instruction provides students with knowledge of acute and critical changes in physiology, psychological and clinical symptoms that they might encounter in an emergency medical situation.

Program Locations

  • Mesabi Range College, Eveleth 55734

Labor Market Information

  • Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics

  • Median wage: $17.68/hour-Below the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
  • College Health Specialties Teachers

  • Median wage: $74,801/year-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Above statewide average
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Mesabi Range College
Mesabi Range College
1001 W. Chestnut St. Virginia, MN 55792 Toll-Free: (800) 657-3860 Local: (218) 749-0313 TTY: (218) 749-7783 Email: