Emergency Medical Services (EMS) & Paramedic

Paramedic Course
Location: Highland Community College
Time: Tuesdays and Thursdays
6 p.m. – 10 p.m.
August 16, 2016-December 22, 2017
Cost: $2,500.00 (Includes course and books)

General Admissions Information

For additional information contact Linda at SwedishAmerican EMS office: 779.696.6802.

The next EMS-Paramedic Cohort will begin Fall 2016. Apply prior to June 1.

Note: this is not a college credit course, however when licensed as a Paramedic you may apply to Highland College to receive credit that can apply to an Associates Degree in Emergency Management.

Admissions Documents
Admission criteria
Student checklist

Emergency Medical Services
This program is designed for students interested in pre-hospital health care, including local ambulance personnel and firefighters requiring additional EMS training. The program also seeks to meet emerging needs in our region for emergency medical technicians and to augment required paramedic training required by local fire districts. Upon successful completion of the AAS or Certificate in EMS, graduates will be well prepared to take certification state licensure exams in this health care specialty.

Our Emergency Medical Services Faculty and Staff:
Brian Murphy, Paramedic, Swedish American EMS, 779.696.6084
Dick Robinson Swedish American EMS, 779.696.6081

Highland Campus

2998 W. Pearl City Rd. Freeport, IL 61032