Crowder College is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP). To review the 2015 CoAEMSP Crowder College Paramedic Annual Report, click here: CoAEMSP 2015 Annual Report
25400 U.S. Highway 19 North, Suite 150
Clearwater, FL 33763
8301 Lakeview Parkway, Suite 111-312
Rowlett, TX 75088
The Paramedic Program at Crowder College is designed to prepare the student to take the national Registry examination for Paramedic certification.
Paramedic Program participants learn to:
Crowder College is an accredited Paramedic Training Program certified by the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services. The College offers day programs which provide comprehensive instruction involving paramedic and other emergency medical service education. Beginning Fall 2013 the program will be offered with the book portion ONLINE with a subsequent 14 week clinical block to be held in the Joplin/Neosho region. This will allow someone who is currently working or International students to complete the classroom portion online and then attend the clinical portion as means of providing convenience for those leading a busy lifestyle.
A certified Paramedic is authorized, under the direction of a command physician, to provide Advanced Life Support services including rescue, triage, treatment and transport of emergency patients.
Students learn to provide critical pre-hospital care to ill or injured patients; to master skills essential to the coordination and management of Emergency Medical Service (EMS) systems; and to interact effectively with health care professionals.
Paramedic Program begins in August and is completed in May (2 semesters)
Approximately 1,100 hours will be spent in hospital, classroom and field rotations including ER, OR, CICU, CCU, Pediatrics, Labor and Delivery, RT, and ambulance rotations in Joplin, Monett, Anderson, Miami, OK and Neosho. Program includes ACLS and PALS. Must have valid Missouri EMT license, and pass criminal background check. COMPASS and/or ACT required, High School Diploma or GED, and successful completion of interview.
Tuition is a flat fee of $4250. This does not include the cost of your books, uniforms, name badges and other associated fees.
For more information contact, Kristin Spencer,
EMT/Paramedic Program Director, 417-455-5505
First Semester (Fall)
Introduction to EMS
Anatomy & Physiology & Pathophysiology
IV & Meds
Second Semester (Spring)
Neonatal & Pediatric Emergencies
Allergies & Anaphylaxis