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BS offered in Traditional, Hybrid and Online formats

Lindenwood University offers you the chance to earn a Bachelor of Science in Paramedicine (BS). The BS degree program is designed to develop a paramedic with a bachelor of science level education that is prepared to meet the needs of the profession.

What can you do with a paramedicine degree?

As a paramedic, there are a variety of careers where paramedic licensure is an essential or preferred qualification for employment.  Employment opportunities for paramedics in a variety of areas, including ambulance, emergency department, flight, and tactical, plus emergency management, public safety, paramedic faculty, and occupational safety.

Curriculum Options

Traditional Track

This track is designed for individuals who aspire to be a paramedic.  Students will be brought through EMT education and advance on to paramedic.  Individuals who already have an EMT license will also be able to enter this track, preparing them for initial licensure as a paramedic.

Curriculum includes university general education requirements, additional sciences, specialty courses, and EMT/Paramedic courses.  Additionally, students select elective classes to supplement their paramedic education.

Licensed Paramedics (Experienced Track)

Licensed Paramedics who wish to continue their education and obtain the BS can receive up to 45 credit hours of experiential credit for the EMT/Paramedic Licensure.  BS courses are offered both on campus and online.  The online option is especially helpful for paramedics working full time with irregular schedules.  Depending on the selected coursework, it is possible for licensed paramedics to take 100% of their degree program completely online.

Curriculum includes university general education requirements, specialty courses, and elective classes to supplement their paramedic education.

Details about both tracks can be found in the university catalog.


Lindenwood University
209 S. Kingshighway
St. Charles, MO 63301