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Idaho State University-Meridian accepting applications for paramedic science program

Posted February 22, 2012

Idaho State University-Meridian Health Science Center is accepting applications to its Associate of Science degree program in paramedic science. The deadline to apply is May 15 for priority consideration and classes start Aug. 28 at ISU-Meridian, 1311 E. Central Drive.

The paramedic science program will provide students with the skills and knowledge to treat patients in and out of a hospital setting, conduct thorough patient assessments, and provide medical care to reduce illness and injury.

The program consists of three semesters of lecture, laboratory and clinical field experience, including a three-month field internship.  Applicants must fulfill prerequisites to gain admission.

To download an application, go to

The ISU paramedic program, accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs,  is the only paramedic program in Idaho offering an Associate of Science degree.

For more information, contact Ellen Jones, training coordinator, at 373-1760 or email her at