From manning rescue crews to staffing and driving ambulances, paramedics are always on the scene, administering critical medical services when their communities need them most.
Saddleback’s Paramedic Program is propelling students into vital and satisfying medical careers. Students gain hands-on, real-world skills in lab, clinical practice, and field internship settings. In just over six, intense months, students are prepared to pass the NREMT-P and get their paramedic license. Saddleback’s training also provides the basis for a wide variety of medical careers, from first responders to physician’s assistants and registered nurses.
$32,050 - $118,500
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Yes! Save lives… and earn a great living. Here are a few of the many careers and their average salaries.
EMT / Paramedic - $32,050
Medical Assistant - $36,080
Nursing Assistant - $33,070
Police / Fire / Ambulance Dispatcher - $65,120
Emergency Management Director (w/further education) - $115,610
Physician Assistant (w/ further education) - $118,500
Saddleback College’s Paramedic department offers one associate degree and one certificate of achievement.
For more information about these programs, you can also visit the main Saddleback website’s Paramedic page.
Quest Diagnostics * West Anaheim Medical Center * St. Joseph Hospital of Orange * CHOC Children’s * UCLA Health * West Anaheim Medical Center * Liberty Ambulance * OneLegacy * RestorixHealth * Ambulnz * And Many More! *
Saddleback College is proud to be Orange County’s premier provider of low-cost career education. See the 2019 Cost of Education Statement for the most recent information on cost of attendance.
For financial aid, visit the Student Financial Assistance & Scholarship Office online, for details on financial assistance sources, including grants, loans, scholarships, work-study opportunities, and more!