• Current CPR for Health Care Providers certification
  • Current EMT certification and at least 100 hours of EMT experience
  • Successful completion of MDH background study
  • Submission of medical clearance for field and clinical activities (physical, immunizations)
Course Outline
Required Courses
(20 Courses)
Course Title Credits
EMSP 1502 Introduction to Emergency Care
EMSP 1504 Anatomy and Physiology for the Paramedic
EMSP 1506 Pharmacology for the Paramedic
EMSP 1510 Ambulance Operations I
EMSP 1512 Ambulance Operations 2
EMSP 1530 Patient Assessment
EMSP 1540 Shock and Trauma Care
EMSP 1552 Airway and Pulmonology
EMSP 1554 Cardiology
EMSP 1560 Medical Emergencies
EMSP 1570 Special Populations
EMSP 1580 Clinical I
EMSP 1582 Clinical II
EMSP 1590 Clinical I-BLS
EMSP 1593 Field Clinical II - ALSA
EMSP 1594 Field Clinical II - ALS B
EMSP 1596 Field Clinical III and Paramedic Capstone
EMSP 1597 Paramedic Psychomotor Examination Preparation
EMSP 1600 ACLS Provider
EMSP 1602 PALS Provider
Total Credits: 39  
Note there is a data error. The credits listed in this section total 40 while the section is listed as having 39 credits.
Elective Courses
(select 2 credits from the courses below)
General education elective courses may be selected from any MnTC Goal area.
Course Title Credits
EMS 1120 Emergency Medical Technician
EMSP 1096 Basic Life Support (BLS) Internship
Total Credits: 2  
Total Diploma Credits: 41