Paramedic Program Requirements
- 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.
- A current Healthcare Provider CPR card through the American Heart Association (AHA) or Professional Rescuer CPR card through the American Red Cross.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.