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When you pursue your paramedic education from Creighton University, you will experience innovative and creative paramedic classes from a nationally accredited and recognized leader in EMS education. Creighton’s intensive yearlong program consists of approximately 650 hours of lectures, labs, practical skills sessions, case studies and review sessions on topics such as:

  • Advanced Patient Assessment
  • Airway Management & Ventilation
  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Cardiology
  • Disaster Response
  • EMS Operations
  • Ethics
  • Fundamentals of Paramedicine
  • Obstetrics
  • Pediatrics
  • Pharmacology
  • Pulmonology
  • Trauma
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Stat 89

first attempt pass rate on the 2023 paramedic national registry exam 

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program retention rate

Stat 100

of 2023 graduates are employed or are continuing their education 

Course Details


Your comprehensive, innovative paramedic education at Creighton will lead to an exceptional career.


You will learn in state-of-the art labs with the latest in patient simulation equipment.

Admission Requirements


To apply for the program, you need EMT certification at the state or national level that is active and in good standing. You also need current CPR certification at the healthcare provider/professional rescuer level.


You are required to have a minimum of two references in support of your application. Possible recommenders include an instructor, professional colleague or employer.


You must have a laptop to use throughout the paramedic program. Please view our technology requirements and recommendations for students.

Background Check

Because of the nature of the field and clinical components of your paramedic training, you are required to complete a comprehensive certified background check. You are responsible for the cost of this investigation, completed by a vendor chosen by Creighton. Instructions will be provided in your post-acceptance welcome package. Please Note: If you have already completed this process within the past 12 months as a Creighton EMT student you do not need to do another background check.

Immunization Compliance

As a paramedic student, you must comply with the immunization requirements for Creighton Health Sciences students. Instructions for submitting immunization information will be provided in your acceptance materials. Learn more.


Paramedic students will wear uniforms, as required. Information on uniforms can be found here.

In addition to the Application you must supply:

  • High School or College transcripts
  • Resume
  • Copy of driver’s license or other government-issued photo ID
  • Short essay

Contact Us

Questions? Please contact us:
Phone: 402.280.1280


Here is a list of estimated costs associated with your paramedic course:

  • Tuition: $8,850*
  • $1,000 deposit due upon admission decision
  • Textbooks $600
  • Certification examination fees:
    Computer-based exam - $125
    Psychomotor exam - varies
  • Drug screen: $35
  • Immunization: Cost varies
  • Uniform: approximately $150
  • Comprehensive background check: Cost varies
  • Health Insurance: Cost varies

*Students registering for college credit will be billed at the current credit hour rate. The cost of tuition is subject to change.

Course Dates

  • Aug. 20, 2024 – Jul. 31, 2025  *Applications open Oct. 1, 2023; App deadline Aug. 1, 2024
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