The paramedic program that is offered through Monroe Community College takes place at the Public Safety Training Center that is located in Rochester, New York at 1190 Scottsville Road. Scottsville is also highway 383. The Training Center is just blocks away from the Genesee Valley Greenway and the Genesee Valley Golf Course.
Program Schedule and Information
Monroe Community College offers a paramedic certificate and associate degree program. The program is designed to take place over the course of 16 months. Courses begin in January and end the following year in May. Typically classes take place on either Mondays and Wednesdays or Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:45 to 10:15 pm. In addition to class time clinical rotations will be scheduled.
The estimated cost of the 16 month program is $2720 for tuition and fees, $250 for books, and $20 for a lab coat for a total cost of $2990. This is for in state residents and is an approximate rate. In state students pay $105 per credit hour and out of state students will pay $210 per credit hour.
Students that wish to enter the EMT courses must be at least 18 years old and have a high school diploma or GED. College level algebra, medical terminology, chemistry, and anatomy are useful courses to complete before entering the program. Students will be expected to undergo a criminal background check and it must be clear. Further requirements will be requested for paramedic courses.
For more information about the program offered through Monroe Community College you may contact the program director, Peter Bonadonna at 716-279-4013 or by email at PBonadona@monroecc.edu.