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.

Successful completion of this program equips students with the knowledge, skills, and attitude  necessary to be a member of the emergency medical services team as a Paramedic. Students are qualified and prepared to pass the National Registry Licensure Examination. 

CTSO:  SkillsUSA and/or HOSA are the approved cocurricular career and technical student organizations which provide activities for students as an integral part of the instruction by providing leadership training and reinforcing specific career and technical skills. 

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
Fax 214-703-8992

9355 113th St. N, #7709, Seminole, FL 33775

CAAHEP Accredited Paramedic Programs and CoAEMSP Letter of Review (LoR) Programs track and report outcome measures annually to the Committee on Accreditation for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP). The most current CoAEMSP Annual Report was for the calendar year 2022. The most recent success rate for the National Registry of EMT Paramedic Cognitive exam was 88%. The most recent positive placement rate for graduates was 100%. Positive placement is defined by the CoAEMSP as “Employed full or part-time in a related field and/or continuing his/her education and/or serving in the military”. Positive placement is measured at completion of the program. The most recent retention rate was 100%.

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Program Length:

1100 hours – approximately 12 months to complete


Course Number

Course Title:
Paramedic 1

248 hours

Course Number

Course Title:
Paramedic II

426 hours

Course Number

Course Title:
Paramedic III

426 hours

Start Date:

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


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


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.

Program #H170212    CIP#0351090418

*Estimated Tuition, Lab, and Fees (includes administrative fee of $60)


Additional Fees Due Prior to Pre-Admittance

Application Fee


Physical Exam and Immunizations

Price Varies

Background Check (All for Life)


Out of Pocket Expenses

Castle Branch: Clinical Experience


Bookstore and Uniforms

Textbook Estimate (Purchased Online)


Uniforms: (2 Polo Shirt for clinical) (Purchased at MTC Outfitters at Main Campus).
**Uniform Details: Black Cargo pants or Black Dickies pants. Royal Blue Polo Shirt.
Work boots (zip up or laced).


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

**How to order:
In the upper right hand corner, click on Group Sign-In
The code to log-in to MTC’s personal shopping page is MTC1 
The cost of the embroidery is already included on their scrub tops. We will embroider the program name based on the scrub color you choose.
 If purchasing Black or Teal Blue scrubs, please specify at checkout which program.

The Scrub Club: 8527 SR 70 East, Bradenton, FL 34202 (941) 755-9669. 

Financial aid available depending on student’s eligibility.

Uniforms may be covered for Pell eligible students once aid has been applied to all Tuition & Fee charges.

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.

For more information, visit:

Visit MTC Financial Aid page for more information.

Florida Department of Education Frameworks
Potential Careers and Outlook:

29-2041.00       Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics

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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
or schedule an appointment:


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