Paramedic A.A.S.

Be the first on the scene

Emergency response is critical – this unique partnership with SUNY Upstate Medical University will have you making a difference by keeping a level head and knowing exactly what to do in a medical emergency. 

At OCC, you'll learn core medical principles that are key to your success, along with the critical thinking and communication skills to provide emergency care. You'll also learn important math and sciences to apply in the field. 

At SUNY Upstate, you'll put those principles into action, as you get familiar with the gear and rigging you'll use.  

Put on your uniform and get ready for hands-on learning.   

Paramedics caring for a child patient
Program Type
Career Program,
2 Years

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Where you'll go

You'll be able to work for top medical centers, hospitals, and ambulance services.  

Your internships will be with specialty departments such as the Adult and Pediatric Level-I Trauma Center, Comprehensive Stroke Center, NYS Poison Control Center, and more. 

Career Paths

Supporting you every step of the way!

Tap into a network of free support services that go far beyond the classroom.

Don't forget your financial aid!

You can save thousands by starting your education here — especially when you compare OCC with traditional 4-year colleges.  And that's not all!  Our Financial Aid specialists can help you navigate the process of getting free aid to help pay for your education.

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