Emergency Medical Services

Emergency Medical Services is a challenging, rapidly advancing field requiring continuous education. First responders and pre-hospital care providers must stay informed of the latest advances in technology and equipment, as well as the constant flow of new findings in medical care.

Associate of Applied Science

The Associate of Applied Science degree in Emergency Medical Services – Paramedic program prepares competent entry-level paramedics for work in various emergency services fields. The program is limited to 15 students. Prospective students must pass a written exam, practical exam, and interview prior to being accepted into the program. All other LCCC application processes must also be met. Prerequisites for entry to the program are EMT-B State Certification and employment in the EMS field for at least one year or National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) certification and employment in the EMS field for at least one year.

Credit Diploma

The Emergency Medical Services – Paramedic credit diploma program is designed to prepare students for the National Registry for EMTs certification. The quality of the program helps establish the standard for Wyoming paramedic education. This 42 credit-hour credit diploma program is designed for full-time students. The program will be offered over three semesters and the courses are in a sequence that builds on each other. Prerequisite for entry into this program includes EMT Basic or Intermediate status and instructor consent.

Cost of Attendance

For general college expense, students can view LCCC’s tuition and fees Web page. Students in this program do not typically incur additional expenses.

Program Benefits

  • The goal of the Emergency Medical Services program at LCCC is to be the premier education source for care providers in Wyoming and along the Front Range.
  • Our instructors are currently certified or licensed and bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to the classroom.
  • Through our extensive partnerships in southeast Wyoming and along the Front Range, we offer unparalleled clinical experiences. We service all of Wyoming, Western Nebraska and the Front Range.

Learn About the Program

EMS students

EMS students near ambulance


Laramie County Community College is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation Emergency Medical Services Programs.

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
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Non-credit classes

We also offer numerous classes such as CPR and first aid training. Learn more.