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Med/Fire Rescue – Paramedic Option E-Degree

What are my options?

We’ve revised our Med/Fire Rescue program to include more options for you! Whether you’re interested in on-campus classes or online learning, we’ve got you covered! In no time at all, you can be a valuable member of this diversified medical field.

If attending class every day isn’t an option for you due to work or family obligations, consider these online options! In only 20 months, you could obtain your diploma and begin work in this exciting field! To apply, complete the Lake Area Tech application form and select the (MFRO – or the actual program menu drop down name on the application). This program starts in the spring semester each year (January). PLEASE NOTE: To be considered for this program, students MUST have successfully completed an EMT Basic certification course and have up-to-date certification (prior to applying).   If needed, certification can be obtained at Lake Area Tech.

Careers

Our Med/Fire Rescue grads are earning great wages just six months after graduation averaging $23.62 an hour!

Accreditation

Our Med/Fire Rescue program has been approved for accreditation by the National Board on Fire Service Professional Qualifications – Committee on Accreditation for the following levels and standards:

NFPA 1001: Firefighter I and II
NFPA 1003: Airport Firefighter
NFPA 1021: Fire Officer I and II
NFPA 1041: Fire Instructor I
NFPA 1072: Hazardous Materials, Responder
• Awareness Level
• Operations Level
• Technician Level

Lake Area Tech’s Med/Fire Rescue program is the only program in the region to have both the Pro Board accreditation and Paramedic Program accreditation through CoAEMSP – Committee on Accreditation for the EMS Professions. Contact information is as follows: Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs, 1361 Park Street, Clearwater, FL 33756. The phone number is 727-210-2350 and it is on the web at www.caahep.org. Students in programs which customarily lead to professional licensure are responsible for determining whether or not this program or course meets requirements for licensure in the state in which the student resides or intends to reside upon graduation. We encourage you to contact the licensure agency noted above for additional information or the program faculty for assistance.

Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions contact information is: 8301 Lakeview Parkway, Suite 111-312, Rowlett TX 75088. The phone/fax numbers are (214) 703-8445 and FAX (214) 703-8992. Find them on the web at www.coaemsp.org.

Students in programs which customarily lead to professional licensure are responsible for determining whether or not this program or course meets requirements for licensure in the state in which the student resides or intends to reside upon graduation. We encourage you to contact the licensure agency noted above for additional information or the program faculty for assistance.

CoAEMSP 2019 Annual Report Statistics

National Registry Paramedic Written Exam, average pass rate: 75%
Retention rate: 83%
Positive Placement rate: 100%

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Earning an online degree in Med/Fire Rescue – Paramedic Option E-Degree is possible! Give us a call today or contact us online with any questions you might have.