Regions Hospital EMS Paramedic Program

The Regions Hospital EMS paramedic program is exclusively available to Regions EMS medical direction partners.

This program is designed to prepare paramedics who are competent in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skill), and affective (behavior) learning domains to enter the profession.

Our goal is to support local EMS partners by offering high quality initial paramedic education with strong physician involvement and high yield hands on experiences. Upon completion of all program requirements, students will graduate with a Paramedic Diploma and will be qualified to sit for the National Registry Exam.

Admission Criteria

To be eligible for admission to the Regions Hospital EMS paramedic program, candidates must meet the following minimum requirements:

  • Must be a current nationally registered EMT (maintained throughout program)
  • Must be a current Minnesota licensed EMT (maintained throughout program)
  • Must have at least 6 months of EMS field experience
  • Must be currently employed with a Regions Hospital EMS medical direction agency
  • Must complete department specific application, evaluation, and selection process and be recommended for the program by agency leadership and medical direction

Additional Requirements

  • Must have regular access to a computer with reliable internet connection
  • Must successfully pass a background study conducted by Regions Hospital EMS (NETStudy 2.0)
  • Must comply with the Regions Hospital student vaccine requirements

Tuition and Fees

Regions Hospital EMS Paramedic Program Tuition: $12,500

Fees/expenses included in tuition:

  • Enrollment in all paramedic program courses
  • Lab training supplies
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Required course eText and LMS access
  • Regions Hospital initial issue student ID badge
  • Onsite parking for clinical rotations at Regions Hospital
  • Background study fee
  • Predictive preparatory testing

Fees/expenses NOT included in tuition (must be paid/purchased by student or employer):

  • Fire/EMS uniform (department/agency uniform)
  • Replacement student ID badge(s)
  • Personal stethoscope (required for lab and clinical rotations)
  • NREMT Testing Fee

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Program Outcomes

Program Retention Rate: Not Available

NREMT Pass Rate: Not Available

Placement Rate: Not Available