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 at Edwards

Applications now being accepted for the August 2022 cohort.

For the August 2022 program: The paramedic program will potentially offer a satellite site for hands-on labs at the CMC Salida campus if minimum enrollment is met. Please indicate your interest on your paramedic application.

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 on the Vail Valley at Edwards campus.

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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Contact Us

For more information including our EMT-Intermediate Transition Program contact the Health Sciences Department at CMC Vail Valley.

Andrew Pranger, M.A.
Admin Tech: Health Science and Public Safety

Program News

"I was well prepared for my internship in Las Vegas, as well as for the job in the mountains in Vail because of the excellent wilderness training I received from CMC. I used every bit of my training early in my first job during a 12-hour wilderness extraction."

-Amanda Soychak, EMT-paramedic for the Eagle County Ambulance District