Paramedical Technology

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Continuing Education Courses

Mat-Su college Paramedic is now offering continuing education training. Check out the Medical Education Training page for details.

Associate of Applied Science (AAS) 

UAA Southcentral Paramedic Program Student Handbook

The AAS degree in Paramedical Technology is for people who:

  • Desire an exciting career saving lives
  • Want to work as part of a team
  • Value contributing to their community
  • Enjoy making decisions and solving problems
  • Possess physical strength and dexterity

Students will learn how to provide pre-hospital emergency care to acutely ill or injured patients. They learn to assess and manage patients with emergency medical needs.

Paramedics are an integral part of the front line team of health care professionals who save lives and provide for the public safety of the community.

Mat-Su College paramedic students train with “state-of-the-art” equipment in classrooms, at local and regional hospitals, and during a preceptor internship offered with major ambulance services.

Vital Statistics of the UAA | Matanuska-Susitna Paramedic Program*

National Registry Written Exam

This is the exam that certifies our graduates as National Registry Paramedics (NRP).  Since receiving accreditation in January 2015, 100% of our graduates have passed the National Registry Written Exam.

As of the graduating class of Academic Year 2014-2015, 91% of our graduates have passed the exam on the FIRST TRY!

National Registry Psychomotor Exam

Since 2015, 100% of our students have passed the National Registry Psychomotor Exam.

Positive Placement

Positive placement means Paramedics get jobs. Since 2015, 81% of our graduates are working as Paramedics. The remaining 19% are working in other medical career fields, or pursuing additional education.

Program completion

The PMED program is rigorous, and with hard-work and dedication you can make it!  The most recent graduating class, Academic Year 2015-2016, enrolled 23 students and graduated 16 students.  That’s a 70% graduation (matriculation) rate.

CAAHEP Accredited

“The University of Alaska Anchorage | Matanuska-Susitna College is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs ( upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP).”

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)
25400 U.S. Highway 19 North, Suite 158
Clearwater, FL 33763

Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP
8301 Lakeview Parkway, Suite 111-312
Rowlett TX 75088 

(214) 703-8445
FAX (214) 703-8992 


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