Paramedic Program Requirements

  1. Students must either be Nationally Registered as an EMT-B or be licensed as an EMT-B in the State of Michigan before starting the core Paramedic program.
  2. A current Healthcare Provider CPR card through the American Heart Association (AHA) or Professional Rescuer CPR card through the American Red Cross.
  3. All EMS courses, unless otherwise specified on the course syllabus, must be passed with a minimum 2.5 GPA in order to progress through the program. A minimum of a 2.0 GPA is required in other courses.
  4. A Criminal Background Check will be required for each student in the program. Based on the outcome of the Criminal Background Check, a student may be prevented from taking certain courses, accessing certain laboratory experiences or completing the program.
  5. Misdemeanor or felony convictions may prevent a graduate from acquiring National Registry certification or a State license. Contact the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians with questions.