- PLEASE NOTE: Application link for the 2023-24 paramedic program will be live in April 2023.
- View the Health Sciences Center Bulletin
The Paramedic Program will not discriminate in its admission policies on the basis of sex, race, national origin, religion, or sexual preference.
Admission is based on a personal interview with the program staff or staff member.
At a minimum all candidates must:
- 18 years of age and;
- Driver's License and;
- Hold a high school diploma or equivalent and;
- Be a currently certified New York State EMT or AEMT and maintain throughout the length of the program and/or;
- Be a nationally registered EMT and be eligible for NYS EMT certification
Application documents include:
- Academic History, which can include the transcript
- Two letters of recommendation
Note: At the discretion of the program director, applicants who have completed an EMT program and are awaiting results may be provisionally admitted into the program. Students are responsible to maintain a valid New York State (A)EMT certification for the duration of the course.
The Minimum Expectations goal statement for the Paramedic program is to prepare entry-level paramedics in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains with or without exit points at the Advanced Emergency Medical Technician and/or Emergency Medical Technician, and/or Emergency Medical Responder levels.