McLean County Area EMS System

705 North East Street
Bloomington, IL 61701

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Main telephone 309.827.4348
Request more information Email
Contact person name Jonathan Dassow
Contact person title EMS System Education Coordinator
Contact person e-mail Email
Contact person phone 309.827.4348
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Public or private Private
Type of school Allied Health
Degrees offered Certificate
School accreditation Approved by Illinois Department of Public Health
Specialized accreditation CAAHEP/CoAEMSP accredited paramedic program
Specialized licensure Illinois Department of Public Health
Setting Suburban (within commuting distance of a large city)
Population of city the school is in 75,100
Distance from campus to city center 1 mile
Public transportation to campus Bloomington Normal Public Transit
Student parking on campus Available on site
County McLean
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Total number of students Varies by program
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Costs (for proprietary schools) 2017 Fall EMT-Paramedic Tuition- $5,887 (includes: Books, Access Code, Uniforms, Medical Supply Kit)
Tuition refund policy • If a student withdraws from the program prior to the start date of the first semester, they will receive a 100% refund.
• If a student withdraws from the program before the second class session, they will receive a 50% refund on that semester’s tuition.
• If a student withdraws from the program after the second class session, they will not receive a refund.
Deferment plan (you can pay part of your tuition at the start of the term and the rest at the end of the term) Yes
Installment plan (you can pay tuition in several payments over the course of the term) Yes
Tuition guarantee (you aren't affected by tuition increases; the tuition you pay your first year is the amount you pay all years) Yes
Other tuition payment plan information Paramedic students can pay for the entire program or by semester (4).
Basic students must pay the entire amount up front.
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Admissions contact person Dylan Ferguson
Admissions contact title EMS System Coordinator
Admissions contact e-mail Email
Admissions phone (local) 309.827.4348
Minority admissions contact person Greg Scott
Minority admissions contact title EMS Coordinator
For incoming students Open (virtually all applicants are accepted)
Open admissions policy applies to All
Other information about entrance difficulty Prospective students must pass a criminal background check.
High school education High school diploma required and GED accepted.
Other education requirements for admission Valid Healthcare Provider CPR card and an IDPH issued EMT-Basic license is required for admission into the paramedic program.
Admission is available Varies by program
Other information about applying Courses open for application are posted on our website.
Submit these items:
Application Required for all students
High school transcript or GED certificate Required for all students
Other application materials Required for all students
Other application requirements information Immunization records current- (MMR, HepB, T-dap, TB, Flu), personal liability insurance
Minority admissions contact e-mail Email
Admissions contact person #2 Jon Dassow
Admissions contact title #2 EMS Education Coordinator
Admissions contact e-mail #2 Email
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Certificate or diploma Yes
Academic calendar EMT- Basic 16 weeks
EMT- Paramedic 64 weeks
Grading system Letter grades for didactic, pass/ fail for laboratory
Number of faculty on campus 5
Student faculty ratio 9:1
Average class size
Lecture 10
Laboratory 10
Discussion 10
Other attendance options Varied by course, night classes are occasionally offered.
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Tutoring Yes
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Career counseling Yes
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