Fire Fighter/Paramedic | AAS
Degree
Associate of Applied Science
Credits
78
Location
Sioux City
Estimated Program Costs Required Classes Entrance Requirements Accreditation Information

The Fire Fighter/Paramedic program is designed to prepare you for entry-level employment as a firefighter. By pairing the Firefighter diploma with the existing EMS Paramedic diploma, you can obtain the AAS degree thus fulfilling the ever-growing demand for employees in this field.

Current trends show increasing EMS related calls for fire service employees and this pairing of offerings will increase student employability.

Employment possibilities include: public sector fire service or private careers in areas such as firefighter; sprinkler and alarm system installer; safety engineering technician; fire safety and building inspection assistant or technician; insurance property damage appraiser/adjuster; property loss claims investigator; building codes inspector; and more.

Meet Your Advisor

Fran DeJong
Admissions Representative
fran.dejong@witcc.edu
Call  712.317.3345
Sioux City Campus, Admissions
Book Appointment

Required Classes for Fire Fighter/Paramedic | AAS

For a list of current required classes, visit:
https://catalog.witcc.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=10&poid=2294&returnto=752

Entrance Requirements

You must meet entrance requirements for the Paramedic program and be a certified EMT in the State of Iowa before enrolling in Term 4 of the program.

 

Meet Your Faculty and Staff

 

Accreditation Information

COHORT STUDENTS ELIGIBLE TO TEST
(# that attempted)
NREMT COGNITIVE EXAM PASS RATE
(within 3rd attempt cumulative)
NREMT PSYCHOMOTOR EXAM PASS RATE
(first attempt cumulative)
POSITIVE PLACEMENT RETENTION
2019 10 80% 80% 80% 71.4%
2020 9 67% 67% 60% 83.3%
2021 8 62.5% 62.5% 100% 100%
2022 3 100% 66% 100% 100%
 

Estimated Program Costs

In-state tuition and fees: $15,756.00 *
Out-of-state tuition and fees: $16,224.00 *
Educational fees: $97.00/semester
Estimated books: $200.00/semester **
Estimated transportation and personal expense: $2,273.00/semester
Estimated student housing and meals: $3,275.00/semester

* This is an approximate cost based on tuition and fees set by the Board of Directors before each school year. Course level fees may also apply. Additional charges for licensure or credential testing may be a part of your program.
** The cost of books varies per program.