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Paramedic Schools in Louisiana

There are 11 schools in the state of Louisiana offering paramedic programs. 1,050 students graduated with degrees from Louisiana paramedic schools in 2010. 1,021 of all these students graduated with certificates and 29 of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

597 students graduate from paramedic programs in this state, on average, each year. This accounts for 4% of students who schools in the United States graduate from paramedic programs. More specifically, 1,021 students graduated with certificates in paramedicine and 29 with a degree at the associate's level.

11 paramedic schools are located in this state. Out of these, 11 schools are public. Public paramedic school tuition varies from $1,092 to $2,955.

Average tuition for paramedic programs is $2,077. While the highest tuition for paramedic programs, which is $2,955 every year, is at Delgado Community College, the lowest tuition in this state is at South Central Louisiana Technical College-Young Memorial.

Louisiana schools offer certificates and associates degrees for students pursing paramedic.

Paramedic Program Completions in Louisiana 2006 - 2010

597 students graduate from paramedic programs in this state, on average, each year. This accounts for 4% of students who schools in the United States graduate from paramedic programs. More specifically, 1,021 students graduated with certificates in paramedicine and 29 with a degree at the associate's level.

Paramedic Program Completions in Louisiana 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 14
  • Certificate 2007: 324
  • Certificate 2008: 111
  • Certificate 2009: 620
  • Certificate 2010: 1021
  • Associate 2006: 17
  • Associate 2007: 27
  • Associate 2008: 34
  • Associate 2009: 31
  • Associate 2010: 29

Paramedic Program Availability in Louisiana

Schools in this state offer a total of 15 programs in paramedicine. Of these programs, approximately 66% are programs at the certificate level. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level.

Paramedic Program Availability in Louisiana

  • Certificate: 10
  • Associate: 5

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: 24460
  • 25th Percentile: 27320
  • Median: 32800
  • 75th Percentile: 40490
  • 90th Percentile: 49460

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: 24290
  • Median Salary 2007: 24530
  • Median Salary 2008: 29900
  • Median Salary 2009: 33280
  • Median Salary 2010: 32800
  • Total Employed 2006: 2630
  • Total Employed 2007: 2990
  • Total Employed 2008: 3020
  • Total Employed 2009: 3020
  • Total Employed 2010: 3470

Louisiana vs National Paramedic Employment

Louisiana vs National Paramedic Employment

  • Employed in Louisiana: 1.565% (3470)

Paramedic Schools in Louisiana

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1. L E Fletcher Technical Community College

310 St Charles St
Houma, LA 70360-2863
(985) 857-3655

L E Fletcher Technical Community College offers one paramedic program and this school, which is 1.3 miles from the center of the city, is in Houma, LA. This technical college is one of 14 technical colleges in Louisiana. In terms of enrollment, this technical college ranks ninth in the state of Louisiana.

2. Nunez Community College

3710 Paris Rd
Chalmette, LA 70043
(504) 278-6200

Nunez Community College offers two programs in paramedicine. Out of those, this college offers students one paramedic certificate and one associate's level degree in paramedicine. It is in the suburbs of Chalmette, Louisiana. 2,413 students seek degrees in 24 programs at this community college, overall. It is the eighth oldest institution in the state of Louisiana offering paramedic programs.

3. Southern University at Shreveport

3050 Martin Luther King Dr
Shreveport, LA 71107
(318) 670-6000

Southern University at Shreveport offers one program in paramedicine and this school is in Shreveport, Louisiana, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It is one of 35 public post-secondary institutions in Louisiana. It is the ninth largest institution in the state of Louisiana offering paramedicine in terms of programs.

4. South Louisiana Community College

320 Devalcourt Street
Lafayette, LA 70506-2030
(337) 521-8896

South Louisiana Community College, which is near the center of the city, is in Lafayette, LA. It offers two paramedic programs. More specifically, students are offered one paramedic certificate by this community college and one associate's level paramedicine degree. This college is one of 9 community colleges in Louisiana. It ranks fourth in terms of enrollment in the state of Louisiana.

5. Northshore Technical College - Sullivan Main

1710 Sullivan Dr
Bogalusa, LA 70427
(985) 732-6640x100

Northshore Technical College-Sullivan Main is located in Bogalusa, LA and it offers one paramedic program. This technical college is a public 2-year institution. In terms of programs, it is the sixth largest institution in the state of Louisiana offering paramedicine.

6. Central Louisiana Technical College - Alexandria

4311 South MacArthur Drive
Alexandria, LA 71302-3137
(318) 487-5443x160

Central Louisiana Technical College-Alexandria offers one paramedic program and it is 3.6 miles from the center of the city. 3,193 students seek degrees in 38 Central Louisiana Technical College-Alexandria programs, overall. This school ranks fifth in terms of enrollment in the state of Louisiana.

7. Northeast Louisiana Technical College - Delta Ouachita

609 Vocational Pky
West Monroe, LA 71292-9064
(318) 397-6100

Northeast Louisiana Technical College-Delta Ouachita offers one paramedic program and it is located in West Monroe, Louisiana, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This school is a public 2-year institution. This technical college is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Louisiana offering programs in paramedicine.

8. South Central Louisiana Technical College - Young Memorial

900 Youngs Road
Morgan City, LA 70380
(985) 380-2436

South Central Louisiana Technical College-Young Memorial, which is very close to Morgan City, Louisiana, is located in a rural setting and it offers one paramedic program. 3,018 students pursue degrees in 30 South Central Louisiana Technical College-Young Memorial programs, overall. It is the tenth oldest institution in the state of Louisiana offering programs in paramedicine.

9. Delgado Community College

615 City Park Ave
New Orleans, LA 70119
(504) 361-6410

Delgado Community College, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in New Orleans, LA. It offers two programs in paramedicine. Specifically, it offers one certificate in paramedicine to students and one degree at the associate's level in paramedicine. 18,204 students seek degrees in 99 Delgado Community College programs, overall. It is the second biggest institution in the state of Louisiana offering paramedicine in terms of programs.

10. Nicholls State University

University Station La Hwy 1
Thibodaux, LA 70310
(877) 642-4655

Nicholls State University, which is near the center of the city, is located in Thibodaux, LA and it offers one program in paramedicine. Nicholls is a public 4-year institution. Nicholls is the second oldest institution in the state of Louisiana offering programs in paramedicine.

11. Bossier Parish Community College

6220 East Texas
Bossier City, LA 71111-6922
(318) 678-6000x6206

Bossier Parish Community College, which is only a few miles from Bossier City, is in a rural setting. It offers two paramedic programs. More specifically, it offers one certificate in paramedicine to students and one associate's level degree in paramedicine. It is one of 9 community colleges in Louisiana. In terms of programs, it is the largest institution in the state of Louisiana offering paramedicine.