Tuesday – January 28, 2020

EMT- Paramedic Diploma

Emergency Medical Technician – Paramedic


Downtown Milwaukee Campus Health Education Center


Formerly Paramedic Technician
Become an integral member of a pre-hospital emergency care team, providing medical intervention to the ill or injured and continuing that care during transport to a medical facility. You will learn advanced-level prehospital care and techniques as performed by ambulance service providers.

Courses are taught at the Downtown Milwaukee Campus Health Education Center (HEC), 1311 North Sixth Street.

Career Outlook: Employers include ambulance services, hospitals, fire departments, industrial firms and security companies.

Career Pathway: This program is being developed as a pathway. Contact an MATC advisor for information.

Program Code: 31-531-1

Start Date: August/January

Special Admission Requirements: Current Wisconsin EMT-Basic license (or above), current CPR certification at the Healthcare Provider or Professional Rescuer level. Once admitted to the program, students will be required to complete:
- Criminal background check
- Medical exam including verification of immunizations and annual TB testing
- Documentation that the Essential Job Functions have been reviewed. This is in keeping with the federal Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

Career Cluster: Law, Public Safety & Security

The MATC Paramedic program has been issued a Letter of Review by the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP). The letter is NOT a CAAHEP accreditation status, it is a status signifying that a program seeking initial accreditation has demonstrated sufficient compliance with the accreditation Standards through the Letter of Review Self Study Report (LSSR) and other documentation. Letter of Review is recognized by the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) for eligibility to take the NREMT's Paramedic credentialing examination(s). However, it is NOT a guarantee of eventual accreditation.

Detailed Program Information

Fall 2019 – Spring 2020 Course Requirements (link)
View/print the program card (pdf)



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