North Florida Community College is located in Madison, Florida at 1000 Turner Davis Drive. The campus of the school can be reached off highway 90 or highway 53. There is a Pizza Hut located across the street from campus and Oak Ridge Cemetery is located on the other side of the campus.
The North Florida Community College Paramedic Program is 11 months long and consists of 38 credit hours. In addition, a four hour anatomy and physiology course is required. Classes meet from 9 am to 4 pm.
The cost of the program is broken down as follows:
- Application Fee: $20
- Semester 1: $876 for EMS 22603 and $72.50 lab fee
- Semester 2: $1095 for EMS 2604C and $87.75 lab fee
- Semester 3: $803 for EMS2605C and $22.75 lab fee
- Insurance $18.09
- State examination fee: $85
- Graduation fee: $30
Additional fees include the cost of the clinical and field internship, uniforms, equipment, books, PALS, PHTLS, and ACLS.
Students must be a high school graduate or have a GED and be at least 18 years old to be considered for the program. Students that have never attended the college before will need to complete an application for admission. You must take a college entrance examination as well, unless you have a degree.
For admittance into the paramedic program you must submit to a FDLE background check at NFCC and also submit to a drug screening. You must show proof of your current EMT license before beginning the course. The paramedic program is a selective program and you must submit all applications and paperwork before you will be considered for the program.
For more information about the program you may contact the school at 850-973-1657. The program director is Rebecca Cash. You may also email your questions to firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the schools website at www.nfcc.cc.fl.us.