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  • Paramedic Science - Associate of Applied Science (AAS)
Ivy Tech Community College - Valparaiso
Ivy Tech Community College
3100 Ivy Tech Drive
Valparaiso, IN 46383
Staff Approved


Paramedic Science Program Standard: A qualified faculty member in paramedic science meets all five of the following criteria:

1. Possesses an earned baccalaureate or higher degree, from a regionally accredited institution, and

2. Completed academic preparation appropriate to the program; and

3. Holds an Indiana paramedic certification; and

4. Holds an Indiana Department of Homeland Security Primary Instructor certification; and

5. Has two years of directly related work experience.


The Associate of Applied Science in Paramedic Science gives you the tools to begin a fulfilling career as a Paramedic. You'll learn from local industry leaders and get hundreds of hours of hands-on experience. When students become eligible for graduation, they can take the National Registry Paramedic exam. Passing this exam qualifies you for work as a Paramedic. Ivy Tech Paramedic Science AAS graduates go on to work for some of the best hospitals and EMS providers in the state.

The Associate of Applied Science in Paramedic Science takes six semesters, or two years, to complete. This includes courses in Fall, Spring and Summer semesters. Tuition and fees listed are for full time, flat-fee enrollment. You can find out more about Ivy+ Tuition and Textbooks iniative here: https://www.ivytech.edu/tuition-aid/ivy-tuition-textbooks-initiative/


High School Diploma or Equivalent

NREMT or IDHS EMT CertificationAnatomy and Physiology I

Following completion of prerequisite courses, you may apply for the Paramedic Science program through the online application for health science programs.

Students must have a GPA of 2.5 out of a 4.0 scale at the end of the spring semester in order to be accepted. Students who have not completed their prerequisites by the application deadline below should contact their local program chair to apply instead of using the online application.

Please note that the Paramedic Science program is a selective admission program, which means there are a limited number of spots each year.

The Paramedic Science program begins each fall and spring. The application windows are March 15 to May 15 for Fall semester start and September 15 to October 15 for Spring semester start.




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  • 2 year(s)
  • 67 academic credit hours
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Financial Information

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    • $160.00
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    • $104.00
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Financial Aid

Financial Aid:

  • Federal Gift Aid (Pell Grant)
  • Federal Student Loan (Stafford)
  • G. I. Bill
  • Institutional Gift Aid (Grants and Scholarships)
  • Local Gift Aid (Grants and Scholarships)
  • State Financial Aid (Grants and Scholarships)
  • Work Study Programs
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