EMS: Paramedics

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.

EMS students near ambulanceCertificate

The Emergency Medical Services–Paramedics certificate 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 48-credit-hour certificate program is designed for full-time students.

EMS students

The program will be offered over three semesters, and the courses are in a sequence that build on one another.  

Associate of Applied Science

The A.A.S. degree in Emergency Medical Services-Paramedics prepares competent, entry-level paramedics for work in various emergency services fields. The program is limited to 20 students. Prospective students must pass a written exam, practical exam, and interview prior to being accepted into the program. All other LCCC application processes also must 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 employed in the EMS field for at least one year.

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.

Non-credit classes

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