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Paramedic Program

The Paramedic Program continues its widely recognized status as one of the strongest in the State of Michigan, and continues with its commitment towards excellence for faculty, staff, students and the community.  The Lansing Community College Paramedic Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) upon recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP) located at 1361 Park Street, Clearwater, Florida 33756.  They can be contacted at (727) 210-2350 or at

For questions surrounding the Paramedic Program please contact
Lisa Ferris-McCann at or the Health and Human Services Program Office at 483-1410.

General Program Information

LCC offers two options for completing the Paramedic Program with a course of study preparing the Basic EMT in advanced techniques of administering care in life threatening situations. Students are accepted in to the program every fall semester with a limited number of openings each year. Students receive clinical experience in both hospital and ambulance sites.

Certificate of Achievement - 36 credit hour program completed in two semesters, plus an arranged internship.

Associate Degree - 72 credit hour program including completion of the Basic EMT Certificate Program curriculum, the Paramedic Certificate Program curriculum and core curriculum courses.

Graduates of either course of study are required to take the licensing examination offered by the National Registry of EMT's to practice as a paramedic. Once licensed by the National Registry, application can be made for state licensure with the State of Michigan, Department of Community Health Division of Emergency Medical Services. The license must be renewed every three years.

The LPN/Paramedic to RN Advanced Standing Program is available for current Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) or licensed Paramedics, to pursue a degree as a Registered Nurse. For complete information an Advanced Standing Advising Guide may be requested either at or by calling (517) 483-1410. Students meeting the qualifications may apply for Advanced Standing admission to the second year of the Associate Degree Nursing Program.

Selective Admission Information

The Paramedic Program is a selective admission program Students meeting Phase I Admission Requirements will be ranked for admittance into the program using a point value system. Points will only be awarded to students who meet the Phase I requirements at the time selection of students for admission is made.

All admission procedures are coordinated through the Enrollment Services Office, which has responsibility for distributing, receiving, and dating application forms. Therefore, any student desiring admission into this program should contact the Enrollment Services Office, Gannon Building, Room 203, (517) 483-1200, email to receive an application or go to to print an application. The student may then contact the program advisor for further information.

The student applicant is responsible for providing verification of other education experience information not contained in the current Lansing Community College official transcript.

Paramedic Advising Guide - 2014
Paramedic Advising Guide - 2015

Continuing Education Information - Click Here

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Public Service Careers Department

Health and Human Services
Health and Human Services Bldg, Room 108
Phone: (517) 483-1410
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