Program Information

School: Medicine Hat College
Degree: Bachelor
Field of Study: Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Description: When lives are on the line, the skills and knowledge of a paramedic can make the difference between life and death. This challenging career offers an active lifestyle and the opportunity to help others. Please Note: The Bachelor of Applied Health Science- Paramedic Applied Degree is a competitive entry program. Meeting minimum published admission averages does not guarantee entry to the program.

People’s lives often depend on the quick reaction and competent care of paramedics. Incidents as varied as automobile accidents, heart attacks, slips and falls, childbirth, and gunshot wounds all require immediate medical attention. Paramedics provide this vital service as they care for and transport the sick or injured to a medical facility. The Bachelor of Applied Health Science – Paramedic degree program prepares learners to be an integral part of the health care team, primarily within the pre-hospital environment.

URL: Paramedic at Medicine Hat College
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*

Cost is for the 2018-19 academic year and includes tuition and other fees for Year 1.

Careers: Emergency Medical Technicians (Paramedics)

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)* 60
Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Biology 
  •  Grade12 Mathematics 

Applicants are required to have an overall average of at least 60% and a minimum mark of 50% in ELA 30-1, Biology 30, Math 30-1 or Math 30-2, and Grade 12 five credit subject (Chemistry 30 is recommended).