Associate Degree in
Associate Degree in Paramedic Technician Milwaukee Area Technical College
Paramedics provide advanced-level emergency and nonemergency medical support, primarily in prehospital settings and emergency departments. Learn strategies to assess and perform safe, appropriate care in both urgent and nonemergency situations.
Employers include private ambulance services, hospitals, fire departments, industrial firms and security companies.
You can earn the Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic technical diploma on the way to completing this degree.
This program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), Committee on Accreditation of educational programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP), 8301 Lakeview Parkway, Suite 111-312, Rowlett, TX 75088
- Prepare for incident response and EMS operations
- Integrate pathophysiological principles and assessment findings to provide appropriate patient care
- Demonstrate paramedic skills associated with established standards and procedures for a variety of patient encounters
- Communicate effectively with others
- Demonstrate professional behavior
- Meet state and national competencies listed for paramedic certification(s)
The employment of emergency medical technicians and paramedics has been projected to increase by 25% nationally from 2010 to 2023. The need for EMTs and paramedics in rural areas and metropolitan areas is expected to increase.
- Hospital Emergency Department Technician
|BIOSCI-177||General Anatomy and Physiology ‡|
(or) BIOSCI-201 Anatomy and Physiology 1 ‡
|EMS-911||EMS Fundamentals ‡ ^||2|
|EMS-912||Paramedic Medical Principles ‡ ^||4|
|ELECTIVES||(Three credits needed)||3|
|EMS-913||Advanced Patient Assessment Principles ‡ ^||3|
|EMS-914||Advanced Prehospital Pharmacology ‡ ^||3|
|PSYCH-199||Psychology of Human Relations|
(or) Any 200-level PSYCH course
(or) MATH-135 Qualitative Reasoning
(or) Any 200-level MATH course
|EMS-915||Paramedic Respiratory Management ‡ ^||2|
|EMS-916||Paramedic Cardiology ‡ ^||4|
|EMS-917||Paramedic Clinical/Field 1 ‡ ^||3|
|EMS-918||Advanced Emergency Resuscitation ‡ ^||1|
|EMS-919||Paramedic Medical Emergencies ‡ ^||4|
|SOCSCI-172||Introduction to Diversity Studies ^|
(or) Any 200-level SOCSCI course
(or) Any 200-level ENG or SPEECH course
|EMS-920||Paramedic Trauma ‡ ^||3|
|EMS-921||Special Patient Populations ‡ ^||3|
|EMS-922||EMS Operations ‡ ^||1|
|EMS-923||Paramedic Capstone Assessment ‡ ^||1|
|EMS-924||Paramedic Clinical/Field 2 ‡ ^||4|
‡ Prerequisite required.
^ Counts toward earning the Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic technical diploma.
Program curriculum requirements are subject to change.
Current MATC students should consult their Academic Program Plan for specific curriculum requirements.