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Paramedic EPST.S.CRT

One-year Technical Certificate - 33 - 34 Credit Hours

Division: Health Sciences
Department: Emergency Medical Services
Effective as of Fall 2021

Paramedics care for the sick and injured in emergency medical settings and transport patients to medical facilities. As advanced providers of emergency care, this area of study might be for you if like you like to help people in need, are compassionate and desire more responsibility than an EMT. This 4 semester program offers hands on training and real life experience.

Accrediting Agencies: State of Ohio Department of Public Safety Division of EMS Accreditation #326 and Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs.

What is the program about?

Paramedics are essential members of the health care team who provide time-sensitive care to patients. These individuals take the emergency department to people's homes, to highways and to other remote locations. Paramedics bring life-saving equipment and knowledge to bear in an effort to reduce patient`s suffering and to save lives. Students will use lecture, laboratory and real-world exposure to emergencies to learn the skills needed to care for the sick and injured in the out-of-hospital environment. The program is offered to provide students with variability and flexibility in scheduling. For more information, contact the EMS department at 937-512-5338 for an entrance application packet.

Program Outcomes

  • Demonstrate entry-level competency in the psychomotor domain of paramedic education.
  • Demonstrate entry-level competency in the cognitive domain of paramedic education.
  • Demonstrate entry-level competency in the effective domain of paramedic education.

Career Opportunities

Within the greater Miami Valley area, EMS professionals are hired by fire departments, private EMS and hospitals. These agencies typically hire entry personnel based on the candidates state licensures/certifications.


  • BIO 1107 OR BIO 1121 OR BIO 1141
  • and Approval of Department
  • and with a grade of C or better
  • and Valid State of Ohio EMT Certification


The paramedic program at Sinclair Community College complies with all requirements as outlined by the Ohio Division of Emergency Medical Services (state accrediting body). In accordance, the department teaches that National EMS Educational Standards published in 2009. Successful students will be eligible to sit for state certification testing and eventually be eligible to become licensed / certified as paramedics.

Additional Information

Paramedic Program Packet


Course Title Credits
BIO 1107 (Human Biology) OR BIO 1121 (Human Anatomy & Physiology I) OR BIO 1141 (Principles of Anatomy & Physiology I) 3 - 4
EMS 2100 Applied Anatomy, Physiology & Pathophysiology for Emergency Medical Services Provider 3
EMS 2105 Paramedic 1: Lecture 2
EMS 2110 Paramedic 1: Laboratory 2
EMS 2125 Paramedic 2: Lecture 5
EMS 2130 Paramedic 2: Laboratory 2
EMS 2150 Paramedic 3: Lecture 5
EMS 2155 Paramedic 3: Laboratory 2
EMS 2160 Paramedic 3: Clinical 1
EMS 2175 Paramedic 4: Lecture 2
EMS 2180 Paramedic 4: Field Experience 1
EMS 2200 Paramedic 5: Integration / Refresher Lecture 2
EMS 2205 Paramedic 5: Integration / Refresher Laboratory 1
EMS 2135 (Paramedic 2: Clinical) OR EMS 2136 (Paramedic 2a: Clinical) AND EMS 2137 (Paramedic 2b: Clinical) 2
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This information is for planning purposes only. Sinclair College will make every effort to offer curriculum listed above but reserves the right to change, add and cancel curriculum offerings for unforeseen circumstances.