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Paramedic Schools in Arizona

There are 12 Arizona schools offering paramedic programs. 1,361 students graduated from programs at Arizona paramedic schools in 2010. 1,294 of all these students graduated with certificates and 67 of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

1,198 students graduate from programs in this state in paramedicine, on average, every year. This accounts for 5% of students who US schools graduate from paramedic programs. Of those, 1,294 students graduated with certificates in paramedicine and 67 with an associate's level degree.

12 paramedic schools are located in this state. And of these, 12 schools are public. Tuition at a public paramedic school varies from $1,412 to $2,310.

Average tuition for programs in paramedicine is $1,722. While the lowest tuition in Arizona is at Northland Pioneer College, the highest tuition for paramedic programs, which is $2,310 each year, is at Mohave Community College.

Schools in this state offer certificates and associates degrees in paramedic.

Paramedic Program Completions in Arizona 2006 - 2010

1,198 students graduate from programs in this state in paramedicine, on average, every year. This accounts for 5% of students who US schools graduate from paramedic programs. Of those, 1,294 students graduated with certificates in paramedicine and 67 with an associate's level degree.

Paramedic Program Completions in Arizona 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 771
  • Certificate 2007: 869
  • Certificate 2008: 991
  • Certificate 2009: 1220
  • Certificate 2010: 1294
  • Associate 2006: 42
  • Associate 2007: 27
  • Associate 2008: 45
  • Associate 2009: 56
  • Associate 2010: 67

Paramedic Program Availability in Arizona

Schools in this state offer a total of 22 paramedic programs. Of these programs, about 50% are certificate level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level.

Paramedic Program Availability in Arizona

  • Certificate: 11
  • Associate: 11

Career Trends

Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics — Salary by Percentile

Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics — Salary by Percentile

Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 18230
  • 25th Percentile: 22750
  • Median: 28390
  • 75th Percentile: 39370
  • 90th Percentile: 47650

Career Trends

Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics — Employment Trend

Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics — Employment Trend

Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 23360
  • Median Salary 2007: 24300
  • Median Salary 2008: 25550
  • Median Salary 2009: 26070
  • Median Salary 2010: 28390
  • Total Employed 2006: 2530
  • Total Employed 2007: 3810
  • Total Employed 2008: 3540
  • Total Employed 2009: 3760
  • Total Employed 2010: 3560

Arizona vs National Paramedic Employment

Arizona vs National Paramedic Employment

  • Employed in Arizona: 1.605% (3560)

Paramedic Schools in Arizona

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1. Fortis College - Phoenix

555 N 18 St Ste 110
Phoenix, AZ 85006
(602) 254-3099

Founded in 2008, Fortis College-Phoenix is a for-profit 2-year institution. This school, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Phoenix, AZ. It offers four certificates and one degree at the associates level to students. 267 students pursued degrees from the five programs at this school in 2010. It offers subjects such as dental assisting and allied health. The Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges accredits this school.

2. Yavapai College

1100 E Sheldon St
Prescott, AZ 86301
(928) 445-7300

Yavapai College offers two paramedic programs. Of those, it offers students one paramedic certificate and one degree at the associate's level in paramedicine. This college, which is near the center of the city, is located in Prescott, AZ. This community college is one of 17 community colleges in Arizona.

3. Southwest Skill Center-Campus of Estrella Mountain Community College

3000 N Dysart Rd
Avondale, AZ 85323
(623) 535-2700

Southwest Skill Center-Campus of Estrella Mountain Community College is located in the suburbs of Avondale, Arizona and this school offers one program in paramedicine. Overall, 437 students seek degrees in eight programs at this school.

4. Pima Community College

401 North Bonita Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85709-5000
(520) 206-4500

Pima Community College offers two paramedic programs. Of those, it offers students one certificate in paramedicine and one associate's level paramedicine degree. This community college, which is near the center of the city, is in Tucson, AZ. This college is a public 2-year institution. It is the ninth largest institution in the state of Arizona offering paramedicine in terms of programs.

5. Eastern Arizona College

615 N. Stadium Ave.
Thatcher, AZ 85552-0769
(928) 428-8322

Eastern Arizona College is located in Thatcher, AZ and this college offers one program in paramedicine. This college is a public 2-year institution. It is the tenth biggest institution in the state of Arizona offering paramedicine.

6. Mohave Community College

1971 Jagerson Ave
Kingman, AZ 86409-1238
(928) 757-4331

Mohave Community College, which is near Kingman, is in a rural setting. It offers two paramedic programs. Out of those, students are offered one paramedic certificate by this college and one paramedic degree at the associate's level. This community college is one of 17 community colleges in Arizona. In terms of programs, it is the fifth largest institution in the state of Arizona offering paramedicine.

7. Scottsdale Community College

9000 E Chaparral Rd
Scottsdale, AZ 85256
(480) 423-6000

Scottsdale Community College, which is very close to Scottsdale, Arizona, is in a rural setting. It offers two paramedic programs. Specifically, it offers students one paramedic certificate and one degree at the associate's level in paramedicine. This college is one of 17 community colleges in Arizona. This community college is the fifth biggest institution in the state of Arizona offering paramedicine.

8. Arizona Western College

2020 S. Avenue 8E
Yuma, AZ 85365-8834
(928) 317-6000

Arizona Western College is near Yuma, AZ. It offers two programs in paramedicine. Specifically, students are offered one certificate in paramedicine by this school and one associate's level paramedicine degree. 8,545 students pursue degrees in 104 programs at this school, overall. It is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Arizona offering programs in paramedicine.

9. Glendale Community College

6000 W Olive Ave
Glendale, AZ 85302
(623) 845-3000

Glendale Community College offers two paramedic programs. Of those, this college offers students one certificate in paramedicine and one associate's level paramedicine degree. It is near the center of the city. Overall, 21,373 students seek degrees in 94 Glendale Community College programs. It is the third oldest institution in the state of Arizona offering programs in paramedicine.

10. Mesa Community College

1833 W Southern Ave
Mesa, AZ 85202
(480) 461-7000

Mesa Community College is near the heart of downtown. It offers two programs in paramedicine. More specifically, this college offers students one certificate in paramedicine and one associate's level paramedicine degree. This college is a public 2-year institution. It is the fourth largest institution in the state of Arizona offering paramedicine in terms of programs.

11. Northland Pioneer College

2251 E. Navajo Blvd.
Holbrook, AZ 86025-0610
(928) 524-7600

Northland Pioneer College, which is very close to Holbrook, Arizona, is in a rural area. It offers two programs in paramedicine. Out of those, this mid-sized college offers students one certificate in paramedicine and one associate's level paramedicine degree. 3,950 students pursue degrees in 74 Northland Pioneer College programs, overall.

12. Paradise Valley Community College

18401 N 32nd St
Phoenix, AZ 85032
(602) 787-6500

Paradise Valley Community College offers two paramedic programs. More specifically, it offers students one certificate in paramedicine and one paramedic degree at the associate's level. It is located near Phoenix, AZ. It is a public 2-year institution.

13. Phoenix College

1202 W Thomas Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85013
(602) 264-2492

Phoenix College is near the heart of downtown. It offers two paramedic programs. More specifically, it offers students one paramedic certificate and one paramedic degree at the associate's level. Overall, 13,000 students seek degrees in 137 Phoenix College programs. It is the fourth biggest institution in the state of Arizona offering paramedicine.

14. Central Arizona College

8470 N Overfield Rd
Coolidge, AZ 85128-9030
(520) 494-5444

Central Arizona College is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1969. This school, which is just a few miles from Coolidge, is in a rural setting. It offers 29 certificates and 21 associates level degrees to students. 7,117 students sought degrees from the 39 programs at this school in 2010. This school offers subjects such as forensic nursing, computer networking, and EMT. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits it. This public school is one of 27 public post-secondary institutions in Arizona.

15. Cochise College

4190 W Highway 80
Douglas, AZ 85607-9724
(520) 515-0500

Cochise College is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1964. It is in Douglas, Arizona, where students can enjoy a rural setting. Students are offered 64 certificates and 69 degrees at the associates level by it. 5,585 students sought degrees from the 111 programs at this school in 2010. This school offers subjects including science and computer animation. This school is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. This school is one of 27 public post-secondary institutions in Arizona.