Choosing a Program

The Regional Center for EMS Education (RCEMSE) at Kirkwood Community College offers one of the only paramedic specialist AAS degree programs in Iowa. The RCEMSE provides high quality instruction utilizing instructors experienced in both teaching and EMS fieldwork. We offer excellent student to instructor ratios for an optimum learning experience. The RCEMSE has clinical agreements with hospitals, ambulance services, and fire departments in the area. These sites employ outstanding preceptors to guide students through the clinical portion of their programs.