Overview

The Weatherford College Paramedic program is delivered by hybrid format to accommodate the needs of working professionals. This delivery model is a combination of online learning and face-to-face education, aimed at reducing the time in class. The majority of the lecture time is delivered online for complete by students on their own time outside for the college classroom. Time in class will be focused on skills practice, simulation, and hands-on practical application of the material covered during online coursework.

Requirements

Paramedic candidates must be physically fit to be able to lift and move patients are required by EMS employers.

Career Options

Paramedic graduates find employment with ambulance providers, emergency departments, fire departments, and industrial safety.

EMT is the entry point for the Emergency Medical Services Profession, and is a required certification for State Firefighters.

Paramedic is the highest level of licensure in the Emergency Medical Services Profession. Many departments today employ only paramedics creating a demand that all-but guarantees a job to all graduates.

Related Programs

Scholarships

Dave Jackson Paramedicine Scholarship - For students Enrolled in the paramedic and EMS Programs

Accreditation

The Weatherford College Paramedic Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP).

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
727-210-2350
www.caahep.org
 
To contact CoAEMSP:
214-703-8445
Fax: 214-703-8992
www.coaemsp.org

EMS Academy Paramedic Graduate Outcomes

  2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Retention
Number of students enrolled
15 12 9 16 25
Number of students completed 14 12 6 15 24
Percent completing program 93% 100% 67% 93% 96%
National Registry
Overall Pass Rate
100% 91% 100% 100% 100%
Employment
After Graduation
100% 91% 100% 100% 100%

Paramedic

    Paramedic Certificate
    Number of Credits
    41

    Contact

    Jeff McDonald
    Program Director
    wcpspinfor@wc.edu
    817-598-6347