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Careers in Paramedicine

Advance Your Paramedic Career

Online Coursework

Student Engagement Opportunities

  • 100% online coursework taught by expert faculty members
  • No entrance exams or application fee required for admission
  • No GPA requirement for admission
  • Study in flexible courses on your schedule

The online BS in Advanced Paramedicine from Methodist University prepares graduates to advance as leaders in the field of emergency medical services. Complete a rigorous curriculum designed by field experts, and graduate in as little as two years ready to pursue leadership or specialized clinical roles in paramedicine.

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Top Jobs in Paramedicine

EMS Director1 $75,726 per year

Flight Paramedic2 $62,084 per year

Training Officer3 $60,907 per year

Community Paramedic4 $48,126 per year

Qualify for Leadership Roles and Salary Increases

MU’s online BS in Advanced Paramedicine will help you prepare to pursue management and leadership positions in EMS. In this program designed for credentialed paramedics, we don’t waste time reviewing topics you’ve already mastered – instead, you’ll build new skills in areas such as x-ray and bloodwork interpretation, ventilator operations, and more.

Program Outcomes and Skills Acquired

What You’ll Learn

In the online BS in Advanced Paramedicine program, you will acquire the following skills:

Skills You’ll Gain

  • Advanced burn care
  • Advanced patient monitoring and equipment (LVADs, ECMO, ICP monitors, IABPs)
  • Cultural competence
  • Interpretation of lab values
  • Interpretation of imaging studies
  • System management using Just Culture

Ensuring Your Success Beyond Graduation

From the moment you become a student at Methodist University, you’ll have access to the support needed to obtain career readiness skills, internships, employment, and other career opportunities. And you can tap into a wide variety of career services long after you’ve graduated.

Here are just a few examples of what you can expect for career support as a student or alumnus. You can benefit from all of them remotely.

Individual and Group Workshops

Whether you need help with assessing your skills and defining your career goals or want a crash course in job searching, our staff can help.

Career Readiness

MU Career Services is committed to empowering students with career readiness tools. Contact us for details about our signature programs, the MU Career Challenge, and the Senior Seminar Series.

Mock Interviews

Learn how to respond confidently to general and behavioral interview questions while articulating your strengths with mock interviews.


  1. Payscale. “Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Director Salary.” Retrieved May 22, 2023 from https://www.payscale.com/.
  2. Payscale. “Average Flight Paramedic Hourly Pay.” Retrieved May 22, 2023 from https://www.payscale.com/.
  3. Payscale. “Average Training Officer Salary.” Retrieved May 22, 2023 from https://www.payscale.com/.
  4. Salary.com. “Community Paramedic Salary in the United States.” Retrieved Jun. 14, 2023 from https://www.salary.com/.
  5. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. “EMTs and Paramedics.” Sept. 8, 2022. Retrieved May 22, 2023 from https://www.bls.gov/.