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Emergency Medical Technician - Paramedic

In Macomb’s Emergency Medical Technician - Paramedic Program, you will learn how to take over the care of victims of sudden illness or accident from first responders on the scene and obtain the skills and knowledge necessary to staff sophisticated Advance Life Support Units. The Emergency Medical Technician - Paramedic Program prepares you to take the Michigan Department of Consumer and Industry EMT state licensing exam.

Top 3 Reasons to Choose Macomb for Emergency Medical Technician - Paramedic

  1. Endorsed by Macomb County Fire Chiefs Association
  2. First choice of all EMS providers in Macomb County
  3. Work as an EMT as you prepare for the paramedic exam

Emergency Medical Technician - Paramedic Courses at Macomb

  • Introduction to Emergency Management
  • Basic Emergency Medical Technician Lecture
  • Basic EMT Lab
  • Clinical Rotation for the Basic EMT
  • Introduction to Paramedic Procedures
  • Pharmacology for the Paramedic 1
  • Paramedic Lab 1
  • Paramedic Lecture 2

  • Hospital Clinical Rotation for the Paramedic
  • Paramedic Lecture 2
  • Pharmacology for the Paramedic 2
  • Paramedic Lab 2
  • Advanced Life Support Internship
  • Hospital Clinical Rotation for the Paramedic 2
  • Paramedic Lecture 4

Career Opportunities in Emergency Medical Technician - Paramedic

With an Associate of Applied Science Degree or Certificate in Emergency Medical Services – Emergency Medical Technician - Paramedic or a Skills Specific Certificate in Emergency Medical Services – Emergency Medical Technician – Basic EMT from Macomb, you will be qualified for positions that include paramedic/Emergency Medical Technician, ambulance driver and ambulance attendant.

Transfer Pathways

Credits earned in Macomb’s Emergency Medical Services – Emergency Medical Technician -Paramedic Program transfer to many colleges and universities in Michigan.

If you intend to transfer and pursue a bachelor’s degree, speak with a Macomb counselor or academic advisor as soon as possible after you have applied to Macomb to plan the best pathway.


Michigan Department of Community Health, EMS and Trauma Systems Section: 201 Townsend Street, Lansing, Michigan 48913, 517.241.3026.

Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP): 8301 Lakeview Parkway, Suite 111-313, Rowlett, TX, 75088, 214.703.8445, Fax: 214.703.8992.,

Success Rates

The Emergency Medical Services Paramedic program’s 2015 pass rate for the National Registry Examination was 81% and 2016 pass rate was 87%.

How do I find out more about the Emergency Medical Technician - Paramedic Program?

For more information on the Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic Program at Macomb, contact the Emergency Medical Services - Emergency Medical Technician/Paramedic Program advisors: Daniel Media at 586.286.2069, or David Armstrong at 586.286.2188.

If you are an EMT applying to the Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic Program, you must complete the Paramedic Petition Form and submit the form along with a copy of your EMT license and transcripts to us by June 1 for the following fall start-up.

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