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Program Overview

Paramedics are advanced emergency medical care providers and are highly educated in anatomy and physiology, cardiology, medications, and medical procedures. They build on their Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) education and learn more skills such as administering medications, starting intravenous lines, providing advanced airway management for patients, and learning to resuscitate and support patients with significant problems such as heart attacks and traumas. Clinical training for this program will be held at a variety of healthcare facilities. Upon completion of the training, students will be eligible to sit for the National Registry Examination at the Paramedic level and become licensed** in the State of Oklahoma.

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Paramedic Program Minimum Expectations:

The goal of Tri County Tech’s Paramedic Program is to prepare competent entry-level advanced life-support prehospital providers as Paramedics in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains including leadership and research with or without exit points at the Advanced Emergency Medical Technician and/or Emergency Medical Technician, and/or Emergency Medical Responder levels.

Application Deadline


Applications are due three weeks before the class starts. To start or continue your application, visit here.

Program Schedule


Program Dates Program Days Program Times
7.16.2024 – 8.26.2025 Tuesday, Thursday 6:00pm – 10:00pm
& Saturday 8:00am – 5:00pm
Program Length Program Instructor Program Cost
1201 Total Hours Dale Little & Kenneth Freeman $4,500

Pinning Ceremony scheduled for September 11, 2025

Prerequisites


Paramedic Anatomy & Physiology:

In-Person Course TBD | Cost: Included

A&P class will meet Monday & Wednesday, 6:00pm – 9:00pm

Online course is available all year long through Straighterline. Click here to complete the course at your own pace!

Students may substitute Anatomy & Physiology transcripted with a “C” or better from a college or university within the last 5 years.

Paramedic Anatomy & Physiology is a prerequisite‡ for the Paramedic Program. This course is designed to guide students through the systems of the human body and develop a basic understanding of the native language of the health profession. Students will study the microscopic and macroscopic anatomy along with the functions and processes of the structures of the human body (physiology). Topics include body organization, homeostasis, cytology, histology and the integumentary skeletal, muscular and nervous systems, and special senses.

Emergency Medical Technician | EMT:

248 Hours | Cost: $1,299.00

Incidents such as automobile accidents, heart attacks, drownings, childbirth, and gunshot wounds require immediate medical attention. EMTs and paramedics provide this vital attention as they care for and transport the sick or injured to a medical facility. Clinical training through Bartlesville Ambulance and Jane Phillips Medical Center Emergency Room is included in the course. Upon completion of the training, students are expected to complete the state EMT Certification Test. Click here for details about our EMT program.

Program Courses


Anatomy & Physiology for Paramedics
Preparatory & Pharmacology
Patient Assessment
Medicine
Cardiovascular
Trauma & Shock
Special Patient Populations
EMS Operations
Exam & Skills Review
Clinicals & Leadership

Career Opportunities


Private Ambulance Services
Fire Departments
Police Departments
Emergency 911 Services
Hospitals & Clinics

Career Data


Our Placement Rate 100%
Median Hourly Earnings* $22.41
Completion/Retention Rate 92%

*Information provided by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Data.

College Credit


Oklahoma Wesleyan University

Oklahoma Wesleyan University and Tri County Tech are both committed to providing high-quality educational programs to their respective constituencies. To learn about college credit opportunities, visit below or OKWU.edu.

Oklahoma State University – OKC

Tri County Tech students who become certified and licensed paramedics are able to earn credit hours towards a Paramedicine Associate in Applied Science degree through OSU-OKC. To learn about college credit opportunities, visit below or OSUOKC.edu.

Career Data


Paramedic Program Outcomes 2019 2020 2021 2022
National Registry Pass Rate 71.4% No Graduates 66.7% No Graduates
Retention Rate 70% No Graduates 85.7% No Graduates
Job Placement Rate 71.4% No Graduates 66.7% No Graduates

**The Tri County Tech Paramedic program has been issued a Letter of Review by the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Service Professions (CoAEMSP Executive Office). This 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 examinations(s). However, it is NOT a guarantee of eventual accreditation. To contact CoAEMSP Executive Office: 8301 Lakeview Parkway Suite 111-312 | Rowlett, TX 75088 | 214-703-8445 | www.coaemsp.org

Financial Assistance


Financial assistance is available through the Tri County Tech Foundation for our Full-Time and most of our Flex programs. After you are accepted into a program, you will receive a financial assistance application. The form must be filled out and turned in with the most recent two months of pay stubs for every working member of your household.

Our main goal for financial assistance at Tri County Tech is to assist financially disadvantaged students who would be unable to get the education they deserve. Assistance consists of grants, scholarships, and employment. An individual might participate in one or more resources, depending upon eligibility and need.

We do not accept funds from FAFSA or PELL.

If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to us!

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Get in touch with Tri County Tech’s enrollment team. You can request more information about a program or financial assistance; ask away!

Randall Jones

Meet Randall.

He’s our Adult Student Success Advisor. He’s a master at helping students find their perfect Tri County Tech program. Randall also works with local businesses in Bartlesville to help students apply to Tri County Tech.

Randall.Jones@TriCountyTech.edu | 918.331.3269

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