Gainful Employment Program Disclosure - Paramedic

OPEID: 01043901
PROGRAM: Paramedic
CIP: 51.0904
PROGRAM LEVEL: Undergraduate Certificate
Downloadable Disclosure (Adobe PDF, requires Adobe Reader)

Occupational Information

O*NET Occupational Profile:
29-2041 Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics

Areas of Employment: Those that complete this certificate may work in a hospital emergency department alongside nurses and doctors. They also may work for ambulance/paramedic services, medical clinics and doctor's offices.

Potential Job Titles: Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), Paramedic, EMT/Fire Fighter

2010-2011 Entire Program Costs

In-State | Out-Of-State | E-Rate Schedule of Fees

  • In-State Tuition And Fees: $4,143
  • Books And Supplies: $1,360
  • Room and Board: Southwest Does Not Offer On-Campus Housing
  • Loans: Southwest Does Not Participate in Student Loan Programs


  • Program Length: 3 semester(s)
  • Number of Students Completing between July 1, 2010 and June 30, 2011: 48
  • On Time Completion Rate: 75%

2010 In-Field Job Placement Rate*: 91%

2010 Overall Job Placement Rate*: 97%

* Based on the State of Tennessee job placement rate calculation:

  • Includes graduates from spring, summer, and fall terms within a calendar year surveyed through June 30 of the following year.
  • Students who continued their education, were in the military, not employed due to medical or family reasons, or participating in volunteer work are exempted
  • N/A indicates that there were no graduates to be placed