EMT-Paramedic Career Outlook

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Northwood Tech 2022-2023 Graduate Follow-Up Survey


Graduates of this program will be ready to start their career as a Paramedic Technician in a variety of healthcare settings including:

  • Ambulance service
  • Dispatch centers
  • First responder units
  • Hospitals/Emergency departments
  • Industrial safety departments
  • Rescue squads
  • Urgent care facilities

With further education, advancement potential may include:

  • Critical Care Transport Paramedic
  • Ambulance Service Training Coordinator
  • EMS Shift Supervisor
  • EMS Instructor
  • Ambulance Service Manager
  • Flight Paramedic*

* Individuals must obtain a license to work in these professions.

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Transfer Opportunities

After you complete your EMT-Paramedic technical diploma at Northwood Tech, you can continue your education to obtain the Paramedic Technician associate degree and transfer to another college to continue your education and earn your bachelor's degree and beyond. 

Hear From Graduates

"Being a retired military veteran of 22 years, I have attended numerous training schools and programs. I can't remember a level of professionalism as high as brought forth by the staff at Northwood Tech. I've seen a genuine commitment to quality education as well as a sincere concern for the success of the student." 

Marty, USCG (retired)


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