Paramedic ATD

Program Details

Program Description:

Industry Certification: The program prepares students for certification as paramedics in accordance with Chapter 64E-2 of the Florida Administrative Code. Certified in ACLS, PALS and PHTLS..

Train to be: Paramedic.

This is an instructional program that prepares students for employment as paramedics (Emergency Medical Technicians & Paramedics) to function at the basic pre-hospital emergency medical technician – paramedic level and treat various medical/trauma conditions, using appropriate equipment and materials.
The content includes but is not limited to: patient assessment, advanced airway management, cardiovascular emergencies, external and internal bleeding and shock, traumatic injuries, fractures, dislocations, sprains, poisoning, heart attack, stroke, diabetes, pharmacology, medication administration, respiratory emergencies, endocrine emergencies, acute abdomen, communicable diseases, patients with abnormal behavior, substance abuse, the unconscious state, emergency childbirth, pediatric and geriatric emergencies, burns, environmental hazards, communications, documentation, extrication, mass casualty incident, incident command system, and transportation of patient.

Advanced Placement Policy 
Students are required to successfully complete all of the requirements and courses in the Paramedic program to be eligible for graduation and to sit for the National Registry of EMT certification exam and/or the Florida paramedic exam. Advanced placement and experiential learning will not be considered.

Transfer of Credits
Manatee Technical College does not accept a transfer of credits for the Paramedic Program.

Experiential Learning
Manatee Technical College Paramedic Program does not award students credit(s) for experiential learning.

Articulation: When offered at the college credit level, this ATD program is part of the Emergency Medical Services AS program (1351090402) and has a program length of 42 credits.


Accreditation: The Manatee Technical College’s Paramedic program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs [CAAHEP] upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Profession [CoAEMSP].

8301 Lakeview Parkway Suite 111-312 Rowlett, TX 75088
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9355 113th St. N, #7709, Seminole, FL 33775

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Dates, Times, & Location

Start Date:

August: Manatee County C-Shift
January: Manatee County A-Shift

Program Length:

1100 hours – approximately 12 months to complete


Shift Days Monday – Friday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
MTC East Campus, 5520 Lakewood Ranch Blvd., Bradenton, FL 34211 941.752.8100


MTC East Campus, 5520 Lakewood Ranch Blvd., Bradenton, FL 34211

Admission Process


Florida EMT Licensure
250 Hours of Patient Care Contact
Oral Interview with Program Director

Apply to MTC at

Email to request a virtual mandatory information session.

Tuition, Labs, & Fees

Program #H170212    CIP#0351090418

*Estimated Tuition, Lab, and Fees (includes administrative fee)


Additional Fees Due Prior to Pre-Admittance

Application Fee


Physical Exam and Immunizations

Price Varies

Background Check (All for Life)



Textbook Estimate (Purchased Online))


Uniforms* (2 Polo Shirt for clinical) (Purchased at MTC Outfitters at Main Campus) $62.00 Additional Required Items (Outside Vendor)


Additional Required Items (Outside Vendor)

National Registry Written Exam 


Uniforms* (pants, shoes, belt)

Price Varies

*Estimated Total Cost of Program


*Prices are subject to change

Financial Aid

Financial aid available depending on student’s eligibility.

All pre-admission fees are non-refundable and not covered by Financial Aid.

Prices are subject to change.
Annual fees (charged each academic year from July 1—June 30).
Textbook estimate. Current book list and prices:
Tuition is $2.92 per hour for Florida residents. Tuition is $11.71 per hour for Non-Florida residents.

Links to Career Sources

Florida Department of Education Frameworks
Potential Careers and Outlook:

29-2041.00       Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics

Program Video

Testimonial Video

Program Facts

Job Placement


On-time Completion Rate


Initial Pass



1100 hrs (12 mos)


East Campus,
Lakewood Ranch


 On Campus,
Shift Days



Have Questions? Ready to Start Your Career?

Mark Toler

Career Counselor

5520 Lakewood Ranch Blvd, Bradenton, FL 34211
Call   941.752.8100 x 47134
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