EMT students and instructors participate in a workshop at the Aspen campus.

Earn a Paramedic Certificate or Degree and Prepare for National Registry Exam and Colorado Certification

Year-long program offers online lecture options and hands-on labs at CMC Vail Valley or alternate sites Steamboat Springs ( 2024-25) and Salida (2025-26)

The application period is now open for the Fall 2023 cohort. Please see application requirements below.

Colorado Mountain College’s Paramedic program provides specific training for those interested in attaining the highest level of certification for a pre-hospital worker. The paramedic program trains students in high-level responsibilities such as:

  • Loading heli-ambulance
  • Patient stabilization
  • Scene management
  • Advanced life support procedures
  • Patient transportation

The paramedic program also prepares students for the National Registry examination and Colorado state certification.

The year-long paramedic program, starting in August of each year, consists of three full-time semesters totaling over 1200 hours of classroom and clinical and field instruction. This hybrid program offers the option of completing lecture hours via face to face or distance learning with required lab days at CMC Vail Valley at Edwards or Steamboat Springs (2024-25) and Salida (2025-26).

Students who successfully complete the program will receive a Colorado Mountain College Certificate of Occupational Proficiency and will be allowed to sit for the National Registry Paramedic Exam.

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For more information including our Paramedic Program contact the Health Sciences Department at CMC Vail Valley.

Scott Schreiner, Enrollment Services Specialist
Health Science and Public Safety