2019-2020 CURRENT Catalog 
    Apr 02, 2020  
2019-2020 CURRENT Catalog

Paramedics (Graduate), A.A.S.

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Associate in Applied Science
Health Sciences Division

Program Code: PARA2

Office: Curtice-Mott Complex CM2313

Phone: (810) 762-0317

This program is for those who have completed the paramedic program at Ascension-Genesys EMS Education. A Paramedic is a person trained to give emergency medical care to people who are seriously ill with the aim of stabilizing them before they are taken to hospital.


Eligibility Requirements:

  1. Completion of a paramedic program at Ascension-Genesys EMS Education which has been approved by the Department of Consumer and Industry Services (25 credits).
  2. Conviction of a criminal offense may make graduates of the Graduate Paramedic Program ineligible to take their licensure exam. All applicants for a health profession license or registration in Michigan are required to submit fingerprints and undergo a criminal background check. In addition, some clinical sites require students to complete criminal background checks and submit to drug screening procedures prior to the clinical experience. All background checks and drug screenings are at the student's expense.
  3. Pre-requisites: Must place at college level reading on the MCC placement test, or successfully complete RDNG 030  or ENGL 100  .

Occupational Specialty Courses

  • 25 credits transferred from Ascension-Genesys EMS Education Credits 25 / 0 Contact Hours

Group Total: Credits 25 / 0 Contact Hours

Group Total: Credits 13 / 17 Contact Hours

Group Total: As needed

General Education Requirements (minimum of 18 credits required)

Computer Competency Requirement

Beginning 2016, demonstration of computer competency is a degree requirement at Mott Community College

Computer competency can be demonstrated by one of two ways:

NOTE: Some programs require taking COMG-153; for these programs, the Test-Out option is not available. For those programs that do not require COMG-153, the competency test-out option is available and can be taken in the Academic Testing Center, located on the 3rd floor of the Mott Library.

Program Total: Credits 64-71 / 47-54 Contact Hours


  1. All course and degree requirements must be met
  2. 15 credits minimum must be earned at MCC
  3. Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0

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