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Associate Degrees in Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)

3,560 Yearly Graduations
33% Women
24% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 503 schools in the United States where you can get your associate degree in emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic). This degree is more popular with male students, and about 24% of recent graduates were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group. Also, 0.5% of emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic) graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) Majors

In 2019-2020, 3,560 earned their associate degree in emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic). This earns it the #12 spot on the list of the most popular associate degree programs in the nation.

The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic) at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Basic Certificate 15,615
Undergraduate Certificate 6,093
Associate Degree 3,560
Bachelor’s Degree 315
Master’s Degree 13
Graduate Certificate 8

Earnings of Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) Majors With Associate Degrees

We are unable to calculate the median earnings for emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic) majors with their associate degree due to lack of data.

Student Debt

We do not have the data to calculate the median and range of debt loads for emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic) students who are associate degree holders.

Student Diversity

More men than women pursue associate degrees in emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic). About 67.1% of graduates in this field are male.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 2,387
Women 1,173
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The racial-ethnic distribution of emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic) associate degree students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 47
Black or African American 170
Hispanic or Latino 504
White 2,572
International Students 18
Other Races/Ethnicities 249
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There are 503 colleges that offer an associate degree in emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic). Learn more about the most popular 20 below:

#1

Ivy Tech Community College

Indianapolis, Indiana
91 Yearly Graduations
46% Women
7% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The most popular school in the United States for emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic) students seekingan associate degree is Ivy Tech Community College. Each year, around 63,800 students seeking various degrees attend the university. During the 2019-2020 academic year, 91 people received their associate degree in emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic) from Ivy Tech Community College. About 46% of this group were women, and 7% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#2

Broward College

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
77 Yearly Graduations
24% Women
64% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Broward College is the 2nd most popular school in the nation for students seeking an associate degree in emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic). Each year, around 33,200 students seeking various degrees attend the university. During the 2019-2020 academic year, 77 people received their associate degree in emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic) from BC. Of these students, 24% were women and 64% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#3

Pima Community College

Tucson, Arizona
48 Yearly Graduations
24% Women
26% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Pima Community College is the 3rd most popular school in the nation for students seeking an associate degree in emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic). Roughly 15,500 attend the school each year. The emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic) program at Pima Community College awarded 48 associate degrees during the 2019-2020 school year. Around 26% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 24% were women.

#4

Miami Dade College

Miami, Florida
46 Yearly Graduations
18% Women
86% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 4th most popular school in the country for emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic) majors who are seeking their associate degree is Miami Dade College. Each year, around 46,500 students seeking various degrees attend the university. During the 2019-2020 academic year, 46 people received their associate degree in emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic) from MDC. About 18% of this group were women, and 86% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#5

Palm Beach State College

Lake Worth, Florida
43 Yearly Graduations
31% Women
27% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Palm Beach State College is the 5th most popular school in the nation for students seeking an associate degree in emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic). Each year, around 26,600 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic) program at Palm Beach State College awarded 43 associate degrees during the 2019-2020 school year. Of these students, 31% were women and 27% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#6

Tidewater Community College

Norfolk, Virginia
40 Yearly Graduations
33% Women

The 6th most popular school in the country for emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic) majors who are seeking their associate degree is Tidewater Community College. Roughly 16,700 attend the school each year. During the 2019-2020 academic year, 40 people received their associate degree in emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic) from Tidewater Community College.

39 Yearly Graduations
29% Women
29% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 7th most popular school in the country for emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic) majors who are seeking their associate degree is Seminole State College of Florida. Each year, around 16,200 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic) program at Seminole State College of Florida awarded 39 associate degrees during the 2019-2020 school year. Of these students, 29% were women and 29% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

39 Yearly Graduations
6% Women

Sinclair Community College comes in at #7 on our list of the most popular colleges offering associate degrees in emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic). Each year, around 18,600 students seeking various degrees attend the university. For the 2019-2020 academic year, 39 associate degrees were handed out to emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic) majors at Sinclair Community College.

39 Yearly Graduations
13% Women
13% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Cuyahoga Community College District is the 7th most popular school in the nation for students seeking an associate degree in emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic). Each year, around 18,700 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic) program at Cuyahoga Community College District awarded 39 associate degrees during the 2019-2020 school year. About 13% of this group were women, and 13% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#10

HCI College

West Palm Beach, Florida
38 Yearly Graduations
7% Women
21% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

HCI College comes in at #10 on our list of the most popular colleges offering associate degrees in emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic). Roughly 700 attend the school each year. The emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic) program at HCI College awarded 38 associate degrees during the 2019-2020 school year. About 7% of this group were women, and 21% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

36 Yearly Graduations
33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 11th most popular school in the country for emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic) majors who are seeking their associate degree is Pima Medical Institute - Mesa. For the 2019-2020 academic year, 36 associate degrees were handed out to emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic) majors at PMI Mesa.

#12

Chemeketa Community College

Salem, Oregon
33 Yearly Graduations
24% Women
15% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Chemeketa Community College is the 12th most popular school in the nation for students seeking an associate degree in emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic). Roughly 8,300 attend the school each year. For the 2019-2020 academic year, 33 associate degrees were handed out to emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic) majors at Chemeketa Community College. About 24% of this group were women, and 15% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#12

Mesa Community College

Mesa, Arizona
33 Yearly Graduations
10% Women
41% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Mesa Community College comes in at #12 on our list of the most popular colleges offering associate degrees in emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic). Roughly 16,900 attend the school each year. The emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic) program at Mesa Community College awarded 33 associate degrees during the 2019-2020 school year. Of these students, 10% were women and 41% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#14

Century College

White Bear Lake, Minnesota
32 Yearly Graduations
37% Women
23% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Century College comes in at #14 on our list of the most popular colleges offering associate degrees in emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic). Each year, around 8,200 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic) program at Century College awarded 32 associate degrees during the 2019-2020 school year. Around 23% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 37% were women.

#14

Florida SouthWestern State College

Fort Myers, Florida
32 Yearly Graduations
21% Women
25% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Florida SouthWestern State College is the 14th most popular school in the nation for students seeking an associate degree in emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic). Each year, around 15,100 students seeking various degrees attend the university. During the 2019-2020 academic year, 32 people received their associate degree in emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic) from FSW. Around 25% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 21% were women.

#16

Foothill College

Los Altos Hills, California
31 Yearly Graduations
19% Women
44% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 16th most popular school in the country for emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic) majors who are seeking their associate degree is Foothill College. Roughly 14,600 attend the school each year. During the 2019-2020 academic year, 31 people received their associate degree in emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic) from Foothill College. Around 44% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 19% were women.

#16

South Texas College

McAllen, Texas
31 Yearly Graduations
45% Women
95% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 16th most popular school in the country for emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic) majors who are seeking their associate degree is South Texas College. Each year, around 28,200 students seeking various degrees attend the university. For the 2019-2020 academic year, 31 associate degrees were handed out to emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic) majors at South Texas College. Of these students, 45% were women and 95% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#18

Lenoir Community College

Kinston, North Carolina
30 Yearly Graduations
17% Women
26% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 18th most popular school in the country for emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic) majors who are seeking their associate degree is Lenoir Community College. Roughly 2,300 attend the school each year. The emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic) program at Lenoir Community College awarded 30 associate degrees during the 2019-2020 school year. About 17% of this group were women, and 26% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

29 Yearly Graduations
7% Women
27% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Paradise Valley Community College is the 19th most popular school in the nation for students seeking an associate degree in emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic). Roughly 6,500 attend the school each year. During the 2019-2020 academic year, 29 people received their associate degree in emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic) from Paradise Valley Community College. About 7% of this group were women, and 27% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#20

Pierpont Community and Technical College

Fairmont, West Virginia
28 Yearly Graduations
47% Women

Pierpont Community and Technical College comes in at #20 on our list of the most popular colleges offering associate degrees in emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic). Each year, around 1,600 students seeking various degrees attend the university. For the 2019-2020 academic year, 28 associate degrees were handed out to emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic) majors at Pierpont Community and Technical College.

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Surgical Technology 3,665
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References

*The racial-ethnic minority student count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the percentage of racial-ethnic minorities.

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