EMT’s—become a Paramedic and earn higher pay while expanding your knowledge, skills and job opportunities in this high demand field.
Since 1996, the Paramedic Program at LaGuardia has educated and trained many of New York City’s finest Paramedics.
Certificate Program students attend classes together with degree students and fulfill all of the same didactic and practical skills as well as clinical requirements as degree students.
The major differences are:
Students who successfully complete the Paramedic Original program qualify to take the initial New York City Regional Emergency Medical Advisory Committee (NYC REMAC) paramedic certification exam at no cost.
EMTs, are you ready to take your career to the next level? We
will prepare you with the technical skills, expert knowledge and clinical
experience necessary to excel as a New York State/New York City certified
paramedic. LaGuardia students have excellent pass rates on the NYS Paramedic
and NYC Regional Emergency Medical Advisory Committee (REMAC) exams. The
program is accredited by the Commission on the Accreditation of Allied Health
Education Programs (CAAHEP). This is a comprehensive education and training
program that includes lectures provided by expert physicians; certification
courses in American Heart Association Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS),
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and Pediatric Advanced Life Support
(PALS); and National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians (NAEMT)
Prehospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS) and Psychological Trauma Prevention for
EMS Patients (PTEP) certification courses. You must complete 600 hours of
clinical rotations (sites are available in Queens, Manhattan, Bronx and
Brooklyn) and you may choose between two tracks: associate degree or
certificate program. We offer a $1,500 tuition credit to members of NYS
certified Advanced Life Support (ALS) ambulance agencies. Professional or 911
EMT experience is recommended but not required. To learn more about the
Paramedic Program email firstname.lastname@example.org. To apply, complete the application
form. Course starts September
Flex Schedule: Different Days/Times Available – Contact program for details 9/8/2020 8/19/2021 $9500 A11PMD001
Mon, Wed, Fri 10/5/2020 10/23/2020 6:00-8:00 $245 A11ECG001A
Thurs 10/15/2020 10/15/2020 9:00-5:00 $64 A11REP001B
Sat 11/14/2020 11/14/2020 9:00-5:00 $64 A11REP001C
Sun 12/6/2020 12/6/2020 9:00-5:00 $64 A11REP001D
Sun 11/29/2020 11/29/2020 8:30-5:30 $225 A11ACL002A
Sun 11/15/2020 11/22/2020 8:30-5:30 $425 A11ACL003A
Sun 12/20/2020 12/20/2020 8:30-5:30 $225 A11PAL002A
Sun 12/6/2020 12/13/2020 8:30-5:30 $450 A11PAL003A
Sun 11/1/2020 11/8/2020 8:30-5:30 $198 A11MLS001A
Sun 10/18/2020 10/25/2020 8:30-5:30 $188 A11TLS001A
Discounts and waivers apply to all courses except those designated ND.