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Paramedic is part of Emergency Medical Services.

Certificate Plan

Fall Semester
PARA 2100 Paramedic I 12 credits
PARA 2150 Clinic I 2 credits
Spring Semester
PARA 2200 Paramedic II 12 credits
PARA 2250 Clinic II 2 credits
Summer Semester
PARA 2300 Paramedic III 12 credits
PARA 2350 Clinic III 2 credits
Total Certificate Hours = 42

A certain number of credit hours in each program must be completed in order to meet the graduation residency requirement. Contact your advisor for the requirement of your program. Students wishing to pursue an A.A.S. in Allied Health Sciences with an emphasis in Paramedic should contact their advisor. The Intent to Graduate form needs to be submitted to the Office of Graduation during the fall term for spring graduation and the spring term for fall graduation.

Program Costs

Roane State Tuition & Fees
All tuition and fees are subject to change by the Tennessee Board of Regents.

* Program courses that are taken in an online format are subject to a distance education fee. A Specialized Allied Health Science Fee of $25 per credit hour will be applied to all Allied Health Science courses. See Tuition and Fees link above.

Books, Supplies and Additional Program Expenses
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Books $550.00 (approximately)
Clinical Uniform (boots) $50.00 (approximately)
Clinical Uniform (pants) $50.00 (approximately)
Clinical Uniform (shirt) $30.00 (approximately)
Clinical Uniform (patch) $5.25
FISDAP Clinical Software $80.00
Background Checks:
    Verified Credentials $60.00
    Drug Screening $35.00
    L-1 Enrollment Services (State Background Check) $48.00
ITLS or PHTLS Certification $20.00
State of Tennessee Licensure Fee $175.00
National Registry Testing Fee $110.00

Total additional cost $1,213.25 (approximately)


The Paramedic Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) 1361 Park Street, Clearwater, FL 33756. (727) 210-2350.

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