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At a Glance

Our National Registry Paramedic Certificate program prepares students to successfully pass the National Registry Psychomotor and Cognitive Exams.

Number of Credits


Program Length

2 years

About the Certificate

The National Registry Paramedic Certificate program provides classroom instruction, clinical rotations at local hospitals and field experiences with local fire departments in order to prepare undergraduate students to be knowledgeable in advanced life support and able to think critically.

The National Registry Paramedic program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs ( upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP).

Advisory Board

Our curriculum is designed and continuously reviewed by an advisory board of industry experts and business leaders, ensuring the program meets all current skill and knowledge requirements. You can visit our Advisory Boards page to see the list of Paramedic Advisory Board members, as well as advisory board members for our other programs. In 2022 the program retention rate was 72.2%, success on the National Registry written exam was 83.3%, and the rate of positive placement was 84.6% – all above national standards.



Transfers & Careers

Discover Your Passion

Find out what your interests are and how they relate to the world of work.


The Paramedic certificate program trains students to qualify for an entry-level paramedic position in such areas as:

  • Wilderness EMS
  • Special events
  • Industrial safety
  • Law enforcement
  • Hospital emergency departments
  • Private ambulance companies


This program is not intended for transfer.


Carroll’s faculty are scholars, researchers and distinguished leaders, selected based on their industry experience, academic excellence and passion for teaching. They possess a wealth of skills and knowledge to share with you throughout your pursuit of a Paramedic certificate.