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Paramedic Schools in Kentucky

There are six schools in the state of Kentucky offering paramedic programs. 130 students graduated from programs at Kentucky paramedic schools in 2010. 110 of all these students graduated with certificates and ten of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees.

Overview

On average, 125 students graduate from programs in Kentucky in paramedicine each year. More specifically, 110 students graduated with certificates in paramedicine, ten with a degree at the associate's level, and ten with a degree at the bachelor's level.

Six paramedic schools are located in Kentucky. Out of these, while five schools are public, one school is private. While tuition at a public paramedic school varies from $7,084 to $7,560, private paramedic school tuition is $15,890.

Average tuition for paramedic programs is $8,013. The lowest tuition in Kentucky, which is $7,084 every year, is at Eastern Kentucky University, while the highest tuition for paramedic programs, which is $15,890 each year, is at Saint Catharine College.

Paramedic schools in Kentucky offer certificates, associates degrees, and bachelors degrees. No paramedic students at the undergraduate level sought degrees at the masters level.

Paramedic Program Completions in Kentucky 2006 - 2010

On average, 125 students graduate from programs in Kentucky in paramedicine each year. More specifically, 110 students graduated with certificates in paramedicine, ten with a degree at the associate's level, and ten with a degree at the bachelor's level.

Paramedic Program Completions in Kentucky 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 47
  • Certificate 2007: 21
  • Certificate 2008: 105
  • Certificate 2009: 110
  • Certificate 2010: 110
  • Associate 2006: 9
  • Associate 2007: 11
  • Associate 2008: 11
  • Associate 2009: 8
  • Associate 2010: 10
  • Bachelor 2006: 5
  • Bachelor 2007: 3
  • Bachelor 2008: 4
  • Bachelor 2009: 9
  • Bachelor 2010: 10

Paramedic Program Availability in Kentucky

Kentucky schools offer a total of nine paramedic programs. Of these programs, about 44.4% are programs at the certificate level. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level and the bachelors level.

Paramedic Program Availability in Kentucky

  • Certificate: 4
  • Associate: 4
  • Bachelor: 1

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: 17610
  • 25th Percentile: 21010
  • Median: 27210
  • 75th Percentile: 33970
  • 90th Percentile: 41360

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: 23350
  • Median Salary 2007: 24270
  • Median Salary 2008: 25990
  • Median Salary 2009: 26790
  • Median Salary 2010: 27210
  • Total Employed 2006: 3790
  • Total Employed 2007: 4130
  • Total Employed 2008: 4630
  • Total Employed 2009: 4580
  • Total Employed 2010: 4550

Kentucky vs National Paramedic Employment

Kentucky vs National Paramedic Employment

  • Employed in Kentucky: 2.052% (4550)

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1. Elizabethtown Community and Technical College

600 College Street Rd
Elizabethtown, KY 42701-3081
(270) 769-2371

Elizabethtown Community and Technical College is 1.3 miles from the center of the city and it offers one paramedic program. It is one of 14 technical colleges in Kentucky. In terms of enrollment, this school ranks first in the state of Kentucky.

2. Owensboro Community and Technical College

4800 New Hartford Rd
Owensboro, KY 42303
(270) 686-4400

Owensboro Community and Technical College offers two paramedic programs. Of those, students are offered one certificate in paramedicine by this school and one paramedic degree at the associate's level. It is near the center of the city. This public school is one of 14 technical colleges in Kentucky. This technical college ranks fifth in terms of enrollment in the state of Kentucky.

3. West Kentucky Community and Technical College

4810 Alben Barkley Drive
Paducah, KY 42002-7380
(270) 554-9200x0

West Kentucky Community and Technical College is in town of Paducah, Kentucky and it offers one program in paramedicine. This public school is a public 2-year institution. This school is the second biggest institution in the state of Kentucky offering paramedicine.

4. Spalding University

845 S. Third Street
Louisville, KY 40203-2188
(502) 585-9911

Spalding University is a 4-year institution, founded in 1814. This school, which is near the center of the city, is in Louisville, KY. It is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Kentucky. This school offers six certificates, two associates level degrees, 17 degrees at the bachelors level, 15 masters level degrees, and two degrees at the doctoral level to students. 2,346 students sought degrees from the 25 programs at Spalding in 2010. It offers subjects including paramedicine and occupational therapy. The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges accredits it.

5. Western Kentucky University

1906 College Heights Blvd
Bowling Green, KY 42101-1000
(270) 745-0111

Western Kentucky University offers one paramedic program and this university, which is 0.7 miles from the center of the city, is in Bowling Green, KY. This university is a public, 4-year, research institution. WKU is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Kentucky offering paramedic programs.

6. Saint Catharine College

2735 Bardstown Rd
St. Catharine, KY 40061
(859) 336-5082

Saint Catharine College is located in St. Catharine, Kentucky, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It offers two paramedic programs. Of those, students are offered one certificate in paramedicine by this liberal arts college and one paramedic degree at the associate's level. SCC is one of 15 liberal arts colleges in Kentucky. It is the second oldest institution in the state of Kentucky offering programs in paramedicine.

7. Eastern Kentucky University

521 Lancaster Ave
Richmond, KY 40475-3102
(859) 622-1000

Eastern Kentucky University offers two paramedic programs. More specifically, Eastern offers one degree at the associate's level in paramedicine to students and one degree at the bachelor's level in paramedicine. This school is located in town of Richmond, Kentucky. Overall, 16,567 students seek degrees in 144 Eastern Kentucky University programs. In terms of enrollment, Eastern ranks second in the state of Kentucky.