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Make NECC Your First Response to Becoming a Paramedic!

A Paramedic Technology  Assocaite degree student in EMT uniform, standing at the open door of a stocked ambulence.

If you are good in a crisis – calm, level headed, and capable of making good decisions quickly – you will thrive as paramedic. NECC’s program will teach you how to provide immediate treatment to people in need, and transport them quickly to clinics, hospitals, and other emergency care centers.

Why Choose NECC?

NECC’s Paramedic Program meets the requirements of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health and the national guidelines for paramedic education. As a graduate you will be eligible to take the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians exam and be able to pursue a variety of exciting career paths. With this program you will:

  • Learn about human anatomy, physiology, trauma response, and interventions
  • Gain hands-on experience with equipment commonly used by paramedics
  • Benefit from supervised experiences in clinical care settings
  • Sharpen your decision-making and patient care skills
  • Prepare for a career that is emotionally and financially rewarding

Because of NECC

You will graduate as a competent paramedic ready to work in a variety of settings. Upon completion of the program you can:

  • Sit for the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians exam
  • Work for ambulance companies, fire departments, or emergency rooms
  • Transfer earned credits to a bachelor’s degree in a related health program at a public or private four-year school, saving thousands of dollars on your degree


I immediately thought it was great. It is an adrenal rush. I like having the opportunity to provide assistance to people.”

Seth Rohrer


Courses and Requirements


Program Pathway

A pathway is the most efficient sequence of courses semester-to-semester recommended for students to complete their degree. View the suggested pathway for the Paramedic Technology Associate Degree.

Career Paths & Job Market

Job Opportunities

Job Opportunities

The broad based skills of the program provide a foundation for a wide range of professional pursuits. See the Bureau of Labor Statistics for job details, market trends, and salary ranges.

Career Paths

Career Paths

Graduates who choose to directly enter the workforce can find employment in:

  • Private ambulance services
  • Fire departments
  • Emergency Medical Services (EMS) or hospitals
  • Various other industries that provide emergency services


Program Coordinator

Program Coordinator

David J. Weber, Esq., NRP, FP-C

Phone: 978-665-5873
Office LC303

Clinical Coordinator

Clinical Coordinator

Edward Flanagan, MFA, NR-P, FP-C

Office: LC-303
Phone: 978-655-5872

Additional Information

Accreditation Agency

Accreditation Agency

The NECC Paramedic Technology Program is Accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (caahep) upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP). Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs 1361 Park Street Clearwater, FL 33756 727-210-2350 CAAHEP website   To contact CoAEMSP: 8301 Lakeview Parkway Suite 111-312 Rowlett, TX 75088 Phone: (214) 703-8445 Fax: (214) 703-8992 COAEMSP website

Student Learning Outcomes - Paramedic Technology Associate Degree

Student Learning Outcomes – Paramedic Technology Associate Degree

  • Perform a Patient Interview and History Taking and Interpret the results.
  • Perform and Interpret a Physical Examination and Assessment
  • Determine the appropriate Diagnosis/Differential Diagnosis list/ and Formulate an appropriate Treatment Plan
  • Develop and Demonstrate the Skills necessary to deliver patient care.
  • Make use of appropriate Communication techniques and formats
  • Identify Professional Behavior/Affect and successfully Integrate into patient care scenarios.
  • Evaluate and Adapt Team Performance to fit the situational needs
  • Develop and Effectively Utilize Operational/Situational Awarencess
  • Appraise Professional Responsibilities
  • Successfully distinguish an understanding of interventions that address public health issues including the structure and function of the organizational setting and public health policies.
  • Collaborate as part of a team to explore a selected public health issue. This may include coursework and or interdisciplinary /integrative feedback.
  • Classify public health systems as they pertain to organization, funding and delivery of service.
  • Integrate student practices to comply with the Massachusetts Code of Ethics for Community Health Workers.
  • Develop a needs assessment and create a plan to educate a selected population on health risk modification.

Required Documents

Criteria Packets Technical Standards CORI/CHRI/SORI

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