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EMT & Paramedic Careers

Skills for Diverse Paramedic Career Opportunities

Lindenwood’s online paramedic program is designed to strengthen your EMT career skills and help you advance as a leader in your field. Through courses guided by professionals with paramedic experience, you’ll learn new methods for responding to medical emergencies as you prepare for success in advanced paramedic careers.

The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that the paramedicine industry is growing at a fast pace of 6%, creating more than 20,000 new positions for firefighters alone by 2029.

Firefighter

$50,850/year

Firefighters are responsible for controlling and extinguishing fires within a community and providing proper treatment to those harmed in fires. They must have the proper skills to respond to emergencies involving fires, safety, and health.

Emergency Management Director

$74,590/year

Emergency management directors work with diverse emergency response teams to efficiently control fires and environmental disasters. These professionals must develop and practice plans of action for emergency professionals to follow during various scenarios.

Career and salary information from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Students of the online paramedic program may also qualify for the following positions after graduation:

  • EMT
  • Police officer
  • Flight paramedic
  • Medical assistant

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Program Outcomes: Respond to Emergencies in Your Community

When you complete the online paramedic program, you will be able to:

Career Support

Lindenwood University is committed to supporting its students academically and professionally after graduation.

Contact an enrollment counselor at 855-941-0568 to learn more about the career services that are available to you.

Job Fairs

We host four job fairs per year, both on campus and through our partnerships within the Gateway Career Association.

Office of Career Services

We can help you begin your job search, make professional connections, and prepare for the job you want.

Alumni Network

When you graduate with a degree from Lindenwood, you’ll be a part of our extensive network of former students.

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