- Associate Degree
- 4 Terms
- 66 Credits
- Financial Aid Eligible
- Starts August / January
Be an everyday hero
A Firefighter Paramedic (Fire Medic) protects life and property through fire suppression, rescue, prevention, and Emergency Medical Treatment capabilities. Graduates are highly trained in the modern firefighting techniques and Paramedic skills necessary to make them successful in the dynamic emergency services environment.
*Lakeshore Technical College’s Fire Medic program prepares students to obtain the required licensure to be employed/practice in the state of Wisconsin. The College does not guarantee its curriculum matches the requirements for preparation, examination, or licensure for other states.
NOTE: To see the order of courses you will take for this program, please view the Program Sheet.
ADMISSIONS TO DO's
Work with Admissions Advisor to:
- Submit Application
- Complete Background Information Disclosure form and $20 non-refundable processing fee.
- Complete the online Student Success Questionnaire.
*Submit transcripts and test scores (optional, highly recommended): College transcripts, along with high school transcripts and test scores from within the last five years, used for course registration. Official transcripts needed for transferring college credit(s) and for financial aid purposes.
PROGRAM TO DO's
Work with your Program Counselor to:
- Technical Standards for Fire Medic
- Health/TB Tetanus Form
- Discuss EMT license requirements
- Schedule a Program Counseling Session with your assigned program counselor to discuss motor vehicle record, plan your first semester schedule, review your entire plan of study, and discuss the results of the Student Success Questionnaire.
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Due to the rigorous and highly supervised nature of this hands-on training, Fire Medic courses are offered during the day, Monday through Friday. Daytime availability is necessary to completing your LTC Fire Medic program.
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Salary data is derived from surveys collected by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and mapped to LTC programs using economic modeling software. As with any survey data, the wages presented here are prone to error and sampling bias. Educational decisions should not be entirely based on the data presented here. The wage data presented here is the median annual salary in the LTC District as reported by EMSI (Economic Modeling Specialists Intl.) Some people beginning work at jobs in these fields may find a higher or lower starting wage that what is reported here.