Estimated Program Cost

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EMS Estimated Course Fees

The Paramedic program consists of five semesters.  The entire program consists of 465 hours of lecture and 150 hours of lab instruction.  Students receive 480 hours of clinical instruction and a 120 hour field internship experience.  Students will obtain ACLS, PALS, and PHTLS certification during their program.

Course # Name  
Course Costs
EMS-760 NSC Paramedic I Tuition
Student Fees
Material Fees
$1287.00
126.00
275.00
EMS-761 NSC Paramedic II & ACLS Tuition
Student Fees
Course Fees
$1501.50
147.00
355.00
EMS-762 NSC Paramedic III Tuition
Student Fees
Course Fees
$929.50
91.00
270.00
EMS-763 NSC Paramedic IV & PALS Tuition
Student Fees
Course Fees
$1501.50
147.00
355.00
EMS-764 NSC Paramedic V & PHTLS Tuition
Student Fees
Course Fees
$1358.50
133.00
355.00
   
Total:
$8832.00
Books, Materials and required costs (*Approximate Costs)
$750-$900
Paramedic Practice Today Above & Beyond  
Brady Basic Arrhythmias  
Brady Prehospital Emergency Pharmacology  
ACLS, PALS, and PHTLS Provider Manuals  
Health Physical, Mandatory Reporter training, Background Check, CPR Training, Testing Account  

APPROXIMATE COURSE TOTAL COST:  $9582 - $9732

After meeting the requirements of Iowa Central for completion the student is eligible to take the National Registry practical and written examination to receive Iowa Paramedic (NREMT-P) certification under the National EMS Education Standards. The testing fees below are NOT included in the initial cost of the courses and will be paid upon successful completion of the paramedic program.

Practical Testing Fee (Approximate)
$250.00
National Registry testing fee (NREMT)      
$110.00
Iowa Department of Public Health initial certification fee (IDPH)
$30.00

Prices are subject to change and do not include the paramedic specialist general education classes.