Contact: Dr. RoseAnna Holliday, (208) 732-6737,

The Paramedic Program at the College of Southern Idaho offers an Associate of Applied Science Degree paths of study. Students enjoy a state-of- the- art, technologically advanced, learning facility that features human patient simulation and a nationally recognized faculty. Successful graduates qualify to take the National Registry of EMT’s Paramedic Certification exam. The program is approved by the Committee of Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP, 8301 Lakeview Parkway, Suite 111-312, Rowlett, TX 75088; Phone: 214.703.8445, Fax: 214.703.8992), the Idaho EMS Bureau, and is nationally accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP, 1361 Park Street, Clearwater, FL 33756; Phone: 757-210-2350, Fax: 757-210-2354)

Additional information and current application requirements (including deadlines) can be found at:

To promote success on the certification/licensure examination(s), all Required Courses must be passed with a grade of C or better.

Gainful Employment data for this program may be found on the department web page:

Upon successful completion of the Paramedic program, a student will be able to:

  1. Understand and have mastered all EMT, AEMT & Paramedic concepts and skills as set forth by the US DOT and Idaho EMS Paramedic (2010) Education Standards.
  2. Prepare for successful completion at all levels of EMS Idaho State Certification and NREMT Paramedic (2010) Certification.
  3. Prepared to serve in the community as a working Paramedic with a volunteer or career department.

Program Application Required: Yes

Sample Career Opportunities: Paramedic