Contact Information

Enrollment Center
Phone: 651-450-3503
Location: College Center
Fax: 651-450-3677

Application Deadlines

Spring 2016 Paramedic Core Application (due Oct 9, 2015 by 4 p.m.)

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The Inver Hills Paramedic Program is Accredited by the Committee on Accreditation of EMS Programs as part of the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs


Our program receives Medical Direction from Regions Hospital EMS, part of a Level 1 trauma center.  Dr. Aaron Burnett is a frequent lecturer, skills instructor, mentor and facilitates our weekly patient case presentations.

Regions Hosptial

A partnership between The City of Saint Paul, the Saint Paul Fire Department, Community Action Partnership of Ramsey County, and  Inver Hills Community College

St Paul EMS Academy

Emergency Medical Services

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The Emergency Medical Services program at Inver Hills Community College includes a comprehensive two-year associate degree program for paramedics that meets and exceeds the United States Department of Transportation guidelines for paramedic education. Paramedic students have their choice of the A.S. Degree track, a Certificate track and an Accelerated A.S. Degree track for those already certified as paramedics who want to complete a degree. Program graduates are eligible to take the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technician written and practical exams and become State of Minnesota and Nationally certified.

First Responders, Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics are primarily employed in public safety agencies, hospitals, private ambulance services and local government positions, including fire departments and public ambulance services and provide care in a variety of emergency medical and traumatic situations. With enough education or experience, EMTs and paramedics can also become emergency service supervisors, managers, directors or executive directors.

Application Deadlines

Spring 2016 Paramedic Core Application (due Oct 9, 2015 by 4 p.m.)


A.S., Emergency Medical Services: Traditional Track Paramedic
A.S., Emergency Medical Services: Accelerated Track Paramedic


Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (AEMT) Certificate
Community Paramedic Certificate
Emergency Medical Technician Certificate
Paramedic Certificate