Printed on 5/27/2024

Program Availability *

Emergency Medical Technician - Paramedic

Locations Summer 2024 Fall 2024 Spring 2025
Some courses may be available at multiple locations.

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Estimated Cost

Costs may not include all books or all materials and supplies. Some textbook costs may be included in the estimated program cost.

Cost based on current tuition and fees
Additional materials and supplies

* Tuition and fees are subject to change. For more details, see Cost of Attendance (PDF).


Skills Assessment

An academic skills assessment is required for admission into this program or the following: High School GPA of 2.75 or higher (last 10 years) OR provide completion of associate’s or higher degree OR; 165 or higher on your 2014 series GED tests OR; ACT OR SAT OR Accuplacer OR Companion OR Compass (last 3 years) to waive to the general education level; The cost of the Accuplacer assessment is $15; Catalog #: 94100100; Learn more at

Paramedic Documentation

Students must purchase a documentation package to upload documentation of CPR certification, certified background check, and WI driver record abstract which are requirements of this program; refer to your email from the division for more information.

Additional Information

This program may require professional licensure or certification; FVTC has determined that this program meets professional licensure requirements in the state of Wisconsin; however, FVTC has not determined if this program meets professional licensure requirements for other states.

This program ONLY starts in Fall. You may be able to enroll in Anatomy and EMT Basic in Spring.

Program Outcomes

  • Communicate effectively with others.
  • Demonstrate paramedic skills associated with established standards and procedures for a variety of patient encounters.
  • Demonstrate professional behavior.
  • Integrate pathophysiological principles and assessment findings to provide appropriate patient care.
  • Meet state and national competencies listed for paramedic certification(s).
  • Prepare for incident response and EMS operations.


Fox Valley Technical College 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 
25400 US Highway 19 N., Suite 158 
Clearwater, FL 33763 

To contact CoAEMSP: 
8301 Lakeview Parkway Suite 111-312 
Rowlett, TX 75088 
FAX 214-703-8992 

Upon successful completion of the program, you will be eligible to take the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic written and practical examinations in order to be licensed as an EMT-P in Wisconsin.

CAAHEP Accredited Paramedic Programs and CoAEMSP Letter of Review (LoR) Programs track and report outcome measures annually to the Committee on Accreditation for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP). 

The most current CoAEMSP Annual Report was for the calendar year 2022. 

The most recent success rate for the National Registry of EMT Paramedic/State Cognitive exam was 72.2%. 

The most recent positive placement rate for graduates was 81.8%. 

Positive placement is defined by the CoAEMSP as “Employed full or part-time in a related field and/or continuing his/her education and/or serving in the military.”

Positive placement is measured at completion of the program. The most recent retention rate was 78.6%.

Beyond The Classroom

Student Clubs

There are over 35 different clubs and organizations available for students. Many clubs are directly related to programs offered at FVTC, so you can develop professional connections while meeting other students.

Student Services

We’re here to help you succeed. You’ll find a broad network of support at Fox Valley Tech. Don’t hesitate to contact us if you need help.

Career Services

Career Services is here to help you with your employment needs. Our services begin when you enroll as an FVTC student and continue throughout your employment career.

One-on-One Help

Let us guide you through the admissions process from beginning to end.

Phone: 920-735-4740
Text: 920-294-1738