Saint Joseph's University's Paramedic Certificate
Offered by Saint Joseph’s University’s School of Nursing and Allied Health, our Paramedic Certificate will prepare you for a career saving lives and leading a team of medical professionals during emergencies. Designed for students who are currently certified as EMTs and have graduated high school (or have a GED), this program can be completed in as little as one year.
Facts & Figures
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median annual salary of a paramedic in 2022 is $39,410
All paramedics were employed within 6 months of graduating and 100% passed the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians Paramedic Certification Exam (2017-2021)
Hours of clinical/field experience & paramedic classes
Why Become a Paramedic in Pennsylvania?
Pennsylvania is home to countless emergency rooms and ambulances seeking paramedics, including:
- Lancaster General Hospital
- Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
- Lehigh Valley Hospital
- Hospitals of the University of Pennsylvania – Penn Presbyterian