Careers in Paramedicine

Employment Opportunities with an EMT-Paramedic degree from Colorado Mountain College

rescue helicopter approachCertified and registered paramedics have careers with ambulance and fire services, hospital emergency departments and clinics, ski patrols and search-and-rescue organizations. Many go on to complete academic degree programs in pre-medical studies, physician assistant careers, nursing and emergency medical management.

The demand for paramedics is growing fast, providing expanding career opportunities. Many rural areas are making use of expanded scope skills, and are using paramedics in increased capacities. Some graduates will choose to work in a clinical environment.

Fire departments also have an increasing demand for firefighter/medics. Colorado Mountain College offers a Fire Science degree that complements our paramedic training.