The pre-admission course requirements are outlined in the Preferred Course Sequence link.  These must be completed or be in the process of completing to apply to the program.

Application Deadlines:

  • July 3 – Table Rock or Lebanon (Hybrid Program) August start
  • November 3 – Springfield (Traditional Program) January start


OTC will begin offering a Hybrid Paramedic Program option in August of 2023. The application deadline for this option will be July 3rd. This option will be available at the Table Rock and Lebanon locations. It will require the same pre-requisite courses, will cover the same course material, and will be approximately 1 year in length. The program format will consist of 1 day a week in the lab during the first semester with fewer in subsequent, 1 day of class via live virtual learning that can be done from home (fewer in subsequent semesters), and the regular clinical and internship requires that are flexibly scheduled by the student. For more information about this option email

Paramedicine Application Checklist  READ FIRST – This checklist will assist you in keeping track of the necessary items that you must complete for the application process.

Paramedicine Application 
Refer to the application form for directions.

Paramedicine Reference Form
Print three references and distribute to individuals who are able to comment on your academic potential, work performance or potential to function in a healthcare field.  ALL REFERENCES MUST BE RECEIVED BY THE APPLICATION DEADLINE.

Paramedicine Candidate Selection Form
Selection into the program is based on a point system. This form will allow you to track your accumulated points.

Students will be requested at the time of acceptance to submit documentation for required immunizations, TB testing and current Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers CPR.

Criminal Background Check Information

The Ozarks Technical Community College Paramedic Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs ( upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP).


Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
9355 – 113th St. N, #7709
Seminole, FL 33775


Committee on Accreditation for the EMS Professions
8301 Lakeview Parkway, Suite 111-312
Rowlett, TX 75088