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Paramedic Schools in Florida

There are 43 schools in the state of Florida offering paramedic programs. 5,714 students graduated with degrees from Florida paramedic schools in 2010. 5,198 of all these students graduated with certificates and 516 students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

5,426 students graduate from paramedic programs in Florida, on average, per year. This accounts for approximately 24% of paramedic students who schools in the United States graduate. Out of those, 5,198 students graduated with certificates in paramedicine and 516 with an associate's level degree.

43 paramedic schools are in this gulf state. Out of these, 37 schools are public, while six schools are private. While public paramedic school tuition varies from $1,148 to $6,749, private paramedic school tuition varies from $12,240 to $14,415.

Average tuition for programs in paramedicine is $3,296. The lowest tuition in this state, which is $1,148 per year, is at Mid Florida Tech, while the highest tuition for paramedic programs, which is $14,415 every year, is at Fortis Institute-Mulberry.

Florida paramedic schools offer certificates and associates degrees.

Paramedic Program Completions in Florida 2006 - 2010

5,426 students graduate from paramedic programs in Florida, on average, per year. This accounts for approximately 24% of paramedic students who schools in the United States graduate. Out of those, 5,198 students graduated with certificates in paramedicine and 516 with an associate's level degree.

Paramedic Program Completions in Florida 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 4036
  • Certificate 2007: 4321
  • Certificate 2008: 4712
  • Certificate 2009: 5029
  • Certificate 2010: 5198
  • Associate 2006: 373
  • Associate 2007: 405
  • Associate 2008: 426
  • Associate 2009: 458
  • Associate 2010: 516

Paramedic Program Availability in Florida

Schools in this state offer a total of 67 paramedic programs. Of these programs, approximately 56.7% are certificate level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level.

Paramedic Program Availability in Florida

  • Certificate: 38
  • Associate: 29

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: 20860
  • 25th Percentile: 24500
  • Median: 29640
  • 75th Percentile: 36940
  • 90th Percentile: 46660

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: 27540
  • Median Salary 2007: 29170
  • Median Salary 2008: 30120
  • Median Salary 2009: 29770
  • Median Salary 2010: 29640
  • Total Employed 2006: 7660
  • Total Employed 2007: 8160
  • Total Employed 2008: 9010
  • Total Employed 2009: 9000
  • Total Employed 2010: 8910

Florida vs National Paramedic Employment

Florida vs National Paramedic Employment

  • Employed in Florida: 4.018% (8910)

Paramedic Schools in Florida

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1. Chipola College

3094 Indian Circle
Marianna, FL 32446-2053
(850) 526-2761

Chipola College offers one paramedic program and Chipola is in Marianna, FL. 2,211 students pursue degrees in 29 Chipola College programs, overall. In terms of programs, it is the third biggest institution in the state of Florida offering paramedicine.

2. South Florida Community College

600 W College Dr
Avon Park, FL 33825-9356
(863) 453-6661

South Florida Community College offers two programs in paramedicine. Of those, it offers students one paramedic certificate and one degree at the associate's level in paramedicine. This college is in town of Avon Park, Florida. It is a public 2-year institution.

3. The Manatee Technical Institute

5603 34th Street West
Bradenton, FL 34210-5603
(941) 751-7900x2244

The Manatee Technical Institute offers one paramedic program and this school is in the suburbs of Bradenton, Florida. This school is a public 2-year institution.

4. The Technical Education Center - Osceola

501 Simpson Rd
Kissimmee, FL 34744
(407) 344-5080x15351

The Technical Education Center-Osceola offers one program in paramedicine and this school is in the suburbs of Kissimmee, Florida. This vocational school is a public 2-year institution.

5. Lake-Sumter Community College - Sumter Community College

9501 US Hwy 441
Leesburg, FL 34788-8751
(352) 787-3747

Lake-Sumter Community College-Sumter Community College offers one program in paramedicine and it is in the suburbs of Leesburg, Florida. This mid-sized college is a public 2-year institution.

6. The Marion County Community Technical and Adult Education Center

1014 SW 7th Rd
Ocala, FL 34471-3172
(352) 671-7200

The Marion County Community Technical and Adult Education Center offers one paramedic program and it is located in Ocala, Florida, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It is one of 18 technical colleges in Florida.

7. Florida Keys Community College

5901 College Rd
Key West, FL 33040
(305) 296-9081

Florida Keys Community College offers one paramedic program and it is located in town of Key West, Florida. It is one of 12 community colleges in Florida. This community college is the tenth biggest institution in the state of Florida offering paramedicine in terms of programs.

8. City College - Casselberry

853 E. Highway 436 - Ste. 200
Casselberry, FL 32707
(407) 831-9816

City College-Casselberry is located in the suburbs of Casselberry, Florida and it offers one paramedic program. This community college is one of 12 community colleges in Florida.

9. Fortis Institute - Mulberry

5925 Imperial Parkway- Suite 200
Mulberry, FL 33860
(863) 646-1400

Fortis Institute-Mulberry offers one paramedic program and this school is in the suburbs of Mulberry, Florida. Overall, 196 students pursue degrees in five Fortis Institute-Mulberry programs.

10. Mid Florida Tech

2900 West Oak Ridge Road
Orlando, FL 32809
(407) 251-6047x0

Mid Florida Tech offers one paramedic program and this school is in the suburbs of Orlando, Florida. This school is one of 84 public post-secondary institutions in Florida.

11. The Taylor Technical Institute

3233 Hwy 19 S
Perry, FL 32348
(850) 838-2545

The Taylor Technical Institute is located in town of Perry, Florida and this school offers one program in paramedicine. 319 students seek degrees in nine Taylor Technical Institute programs, overall.

12. Edison State College

8099 College Pky SW
Fort Myers, FL 33919-0000
(239) 489-9300

Edison State College is located in the suburbs of Fort Myers, Florida. It offers two programs in paramedicine. Specifically, it offers one certificate in paramedicine to students and one paramedic degree at the associate's level. It is one of 84 public post-secondary institutions in Florida.

13. The Commercial Diving Academy

8137 N Main St
Jacksonville, FL 32208
(904) 766-7736

The Commercial Diving Academy, which is 4.2 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Jacksonville, FL and it offers one paramedic program. 203 students pursue degrees in four programs at this school, overall. In terms of programs, this vocational school is the fifth largest institution in the state of Florida offering paramedicine.

14. Polk State College

999 Avenue H NE
Winter Haven, FL 33881-4299
(863) 297-1000

Polk State College, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Winter Haven, FL. Polk offers two paramedic programs. Specifically, students are offered one certificate in paramedicine by it and one associate's level paramedicine degree. This school is a public 4-year institution.

15. The Sarasota County Technical Institute

4748 Beneva Rd
Sarasota, FL 34233-1798
(941) 924-1365

The Sarasota County Technical Institute is located in the suburbs of Sarasota, Florida and this school offers one paramedic program. Overall, 508 students pursue degrees in 33 Sarasota County Technical Institute programs.

16. Valencia Community College

190 South Orange Avenue
Orlando, FL 32801
(407) 299-2187

Valencia Community College is in the center of Orlando. It offers two paramedic programs. Specifically, it offers students one paramedic certificate and one associate's level degree in paramedicine. 41,583 students pursue degrees in 60 programs at this community college, overall.

17. The Lake Technical Center

2001 Kurt Street
Eustis, FL 32726
(352) 589-2250x0

The Lake Technical Center is located in the suburbs of Eustis, Florida and this school offers one program in paramedicine. This vocational school is a public 2-year institution.

18. The McFatter Technical Center

6500 Nova Drive
Davie, FL 33317
(754) 321-5700

The McFatter Technical Center is located in the suburbs of Davie, Florida and this school offers one program in paramedicine. 802 students seek degrees in 20 McFatter Technical Center programs, overall.

19. The Washington-Holmes Technical Center

757 Hoyt Street
Chipley, FL 32428-1618
(850) 638-1180

The Washington-Holmes Technical Center is in Chipley, Florida, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one paramedic program. 594 students seek degrees in 25 programs at this vocational school, overall.

20. City College - Miami

9300 S Dadeland Blvd. Suite Ph
Miami, FL 33156
(305) 666-9242x121

City College-Miami is near the heart of downtown and this school offers one paramedic program. Overall, 382 students seek degrees in nine City College-Miami programs.

21. First Coast Technical College

2980 Collins Ave
St. Augustine, FL 32084-1919
(904) 824-4401

First Coast Technical College is located in the suburbs of St. Augustine, Florida and it offers one program in paramedicine. It is a public institution.

22. City College - Fort Lauderdale

2000 W. Commerical Boulevard
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309
(954) 492-5353

City College-Fort Lauderdale is 4.8 miles from the heart of downtown and it offers one paramedic program. Overall, 753 students pursue degrees in 11 City College-Fort Lauderdale programs.

23. City College - Gainesville

7001 N.W. 4th Blvd.
Gainesville, FL 32607
(352) 335-4000

Founded in 1988, City College-Gainesville is a 4-year institution. It is in the suburbs of Gainesville, Florida. This school is one of several campuses. This school offers students three certificates, 12 degrees at the associates level, and one bachelors level degree. In 2010, 486 students sought degrees from the 13 programs at this school. This school offers subjects such as counseling and paramedicine. The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools accredits this school.

24. Pensacola State College

1000 College Blvd
Pensacola, FL 32504-8998
(850) 484-1000

Pensacola State College is near the heart of downtown. This school offers two paramedic programs. Specifically, it offers one certificate in paramedicine to students and one paramedic degree at the associate's level. It is a public 4-year institution. Pensacola State is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Florida offering paramedic programs.

25. St Petersburg College

6021 142nd Ave
Largo, FL 33760
(727) 341-4772

St Petersburg College offers two programs in paramedicine. More specifically, it offers one paramedic certificate to students and one associate's level degree in paramedicine. SPC is in the suburbs of Largo, Florida. This school is one of 84 public post-secondary institutions in Florida. In terms of enrollment, it ranks fourth in the state of Florida.

26. Brevard Community College

1519 Clearlake Rd
Cocoa, FL 32922
(321) 632-1111

Brevard Community College is located in the suburbs of Cocoa, Florida. It offers two programs in paramedicine. Out of those, it offers students one certificate in paramedicine and one paramedic degree at the associate's level. It is a public 2-year institution. In terms of programs, this big college is the biggest institution in the state of Florida offering paramedicine.

27. Saint Johns River State College

5001 Saint Johns Ave
Palatka, FL 32177
(386) 312-4200

Saint Johns River State College is located in town of Palatka, Florida and SJR State offers one paramedic program. It is one of 84 public post-secondary institutions in Florida.

28. North Florida Community College

325 NW Turner Davis Dr
Madison, FL 32340
(850) 973-2288

North Florida Community College offers two paramedic programs. More specifically, it offers one paramedic certificate to students and one paramedic degree at the associate's level. It is in Madison, Florida, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It is a public 2-year institution.

29. Santa Fe College

3000 NW 83rd Street
Gainesville, FL 32606
(352) 395-5000

Santa Fe College offers two programs in paramedicine. Specifically, this school offers students one paramedic certificate and one associate's level degree in paramedicine. It is located in the suburbs of Gainesville, Florida. This school is a public 4-year institution.

30. The College of Central Florida

3001 SW College Rd
Ocala, FL 34474
(352) 873-5800

The College of Central Florida, which is very close to Ocala, Florida, is located in a rural setting. CF offers two paramedic programs. Specifically, this school offers one paramedic certificate to students and one degree at the associate's level in paramedicine. CF is one of 84 public post-secondary institutions in Florida. This school is the sixth oldest institution in the state of Florida offering paramedic programs.

31. Florida Gateway College

Highway 90 East
Lake City, FL 32025-2007
(386) 752-1822

Florida Gateway College is in Lake City, Florida, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This college offers two paramedic programs. Of those, it offers students one certificate in paramedicine and one associate's level paramedicine degree. It is a public 2-year institution. In terms of programs, this community college is the sixth biggest institution in the state of Florida offering paramedicine.

32. Indian River State College

3209 Virginia Ave
Fort Pierce, FL 34981-5596
(772) 462-4772

Indian River State College is in the suburbs of Fort Pierce, Florida. This school offers two paramedic programs. Out of those, this public school offers one paramedic certificate to students and one degree at the associate's level in paramedicine. It is one of 84 public post-secondary institutions in Florida.

33. Gulf Coast Community College

5230 West U.S. Highway 98
Panama City, FL 32401
(850) 769-1551

Gulf Coast Community College offers two programs in paramedicine. Of those, students are offered one certificate in paramedicine by it and one paramedic degree at the associate's level. This public college, which is 4.4 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Panama City, FL. It is a public 4-year institution. This community college is the eighth largest institution in the state of Florida offering paramedicine in terms of programs.

34. Broward College

225 E las Olas Blvd
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
(954) 201-7400

Broward College offers two programs in paramedicine. Out of those, it offers students one paramedic certificate and one associate's level degree in paramedicine. It is in the center of Fort Lauderdale. This school is one of 84 public post-secondary institutions in Florida. This large school is the second largest institution in the state of Florida offering paramedicine in terms of programs.

35. Pasco-Hernando Community College - Hernando Community College

10230 Ridge Road
New Port Richey, FL 34654-5199
(727) 847-2727

Pasco-Hernando Community College-Hernando Community College offers two paramedic programs. Out of those, this college offers one certificate in paramedicine to students and one degree at the associate's level in paramedicine. It is in the suburbs of New Port Richey, Florida. This community college is one of 12 community colleges in Florida.

36. Hillsborough Community College

39 Columbia Drive
Tampa, FL 33606-3584
(813) 253-7000

Hillsborough Community College, which is 1.1 miles from the center of the city, is in Tampa, FL. This college offers two programs in paramedicine. More specifically, students are offered one paramedic certificate by this college and one associate's level paramedicine degree. This college is a public 2-year institution. In terms of programs, this college is the ninth biggest institution in the state of Florida offering paramedicine.

37. Miami Dade College

300 NE 2nd Ave.
Miami, FL 33132-2297
(305) 237-8888

Miami Dade College is 2.4 miles from the heart of downtown. MDC offers two programs in paramedicine. More specifically, Miami Dade offers students one certificate in paramedicine and one degree at the associate's level in paramedicine. It is a public 4-year institution.

38. State College of Florida - Manatee-Sarasota

5840 26th St W
Bradenton, FL 34207
(941) 752-5000

State College of Florida-Manatee-Sarasota is a public 4-year institution, founded in 1957. It is in the suburbs of Bradenton, Florida. This school offers ten certificates, 32 associates level degrees, and one bachelors level degree to students. In 2010, 11,431 students sought degrees from the 36 programs at this school. It offers subjects such as teaching and education. This school is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges. It is one of 84 public post-secondary institutions in Florida.

39. Palm Beach State College

4200 Congress Ave
Lake Worth, FL 33461-4796
(561) 967-7222

Palm Beach State College offers two programs in paramedicine. Of those, Palm Beach State offers one certificate in paramedicine to students and one associate's level paramedicine degree. This public school is in the suburbs of Lake Worth, Florida. Palm Beach State is a public 4-year institution.

40. Florida State College at Jacksonville

501 W State St
Jacksonville, FL 32202
(904) 359-5433

Florida State College at Jacksonville offers two programs in paramedicine. More specifically, this school offers one paramedic certificate to students and one associate's level degree in paramedicine. This school is located in the center of Jacksonville. 28,642 students seek degrees in 128 Florida State College at Jacksonville programs, overall. In terms of programs, it is the seventh largest institution in the state of Florida offering paramedicine.

41. Tallahassee Community College

444 Appleyard Dr
Tallahassee, FL 32304-2895
(850) 201-6200

Tallahassee Community College is near the heart of downtown. It offers two programs in paramedicine. Of those, it offers students one paramedic certificate and one paramedic degree at the associate's level. 14,739 students seek degrees in 48 Tallahassee Community College programs, overall.

42. Northwest Florida State College

100 College Blvd
Niceville, FL 32578-1295
(850) 678-5111

Northwest Florida State College is located in the suburbs of Niceville, Florida. It offers two paramedic programs. Specifically, it offers students one certificate in paramedicine and one paramedic degree at the associate's level. 7,760 students seek degrees in 58 Northwest Florida State College programs, overall.

43. Daytona State College

1200 W. International Speedway Blvd.
Daytona Beach, FL 32114
(386) 506-3000

Daytona State College, which is 1.7 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Daytona Beach, FL. This school offers two paramedic programs. Out of those, it offers one paramedic certificate to students and one paramedic degree at the associate's level. 18,497 students seek degrees in 89 Daytona State programs, overall. It is the tenth oldest institution in the state of Florida offering paramedic programs.

44. Seminole State College of Florida

100 Weldon Blvd
Sanford, FL 32773-6199
(407) 708-4722

Seminole State College of Florida offers two programs in paramedicine. Of those, students are offered one paramedic certificate by Seminole State and one paramedic degree at the associate's level. This school, which is 1.2 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Sanford, FL. 18,028 students seek degrees in 72 Seminole State programs, overall.