Community Integrated Paramedic

The Community Integrated Paramedic Program at Kellogg Community College improves access to health care in rural and remote communities by expanding the role of qualified paramedics.

Community paramedics provide:

  • Better Access to healthcare for rural and remote communities
  • Paramedics working alongside other healthcare professionals without overlapping roles
  • Fewer hand-offs between healthcare professionals
  • Fewer gaps in healthcare services
  • Fewer unnecessary 911 calls and trip to the ER
  • Recruiting and retaining paramedics in communities with low call volumes

Why KCC?

The Community Integrated Paramedic program is intended for licensed paramedics interest in serving their communities in an expanded roll as a Community Paramedic. Benefits of this state-approved hybrid course:

  • Combines online and in-person training to accommodate schedules
  • Is taught by subject matter experts
  • Hands-on Point-of-Care training in i-STAT, Piccolo and Ultrasound
  • Mobile training unit and ability to host labs/sims throughout the State
  • 110 hours clinical hours
  • Eligibility to take the Internal Board of Specialty Certification (IBSC) exam

For more information, contact:

Professor Larry Wagner, EMT-P, CCEMT-P, EMS I/C, BA, MA
Kellogg Community College Public Safety Education
450 North Avenue
Battle Creek, MI 49017
Phone: 269-565-7978
Email: [email protected]

Required Community Integrated Paramedic Courses
EMT 297: Community Integrated Paramedic
EMT 298: Community Integrated Paramedic Clinical

Upcoming Community Integrated Paramedic Courses

Fall 2022

EMT 297-8401

August 30 – December 13, 2022
Lecture: Online with weekly zoom meetings
Lab: TBD based on enrollment

Spring 2023

EMT 298-8301

Clinical Times/Locations TBD


Current Students

If you are a current KCC Student, meaning you’ve taken a course in the last year and have not graduated, you can register for any course through the Bruin Portal.

New Students

If you are not a current student, you must first complete a quick application to KCC to be able to register for courses.

How to apply to KCC

  1. Go to
  2. Click on a New or Returning Student link to log in
  3. Click the Forms button
  4. Click the KCC Application button
  5. Complete the form as requested. NOTE: If you receive a red error box, follow the instructions provided.
    • Your address should match what is listed on your government ID.
    • For the first question in the Academic Information section, choose the Lifelong Learning/Personal Interest option
    • Add the semester you will be completing your course.
  6. Submit your application
  7. You will then receive an email with links to log-in to your account and submit your government ID.

How to Register for Community Integrated Paramedic Classes

  1. Go to and click on the Bruin Portal link
  2. Enter your K-ID (K with 7 numbers) and password
    • If you don’t have your K-ID, click on the Look up KCC username link at the bottom of the page
    • If you don’t remember your password, or have never logged in before, click the Recover Password or Activate Account link at the bottom of the page
    • If you need more assistance, please contact the Help Desk at 269-965-4148 or [email protected]
  3. Click on the Academics link on the left. Under Student Planning, select Plan and Schedule.
  4. Use the search bar to search for your course.
  5. Click on the View Available Sections for (your course) link. Find the section you want, and click Add section to schedule.
  6. Click Back to Plan & Schedule to return to your schedule.
  7. Click the Register Now button to complete your registration.
    • If you are unable to register, please contact the Registration office directly at 269-965-5522.


Payments can be made in full through the Bruin Portal or by calling the Registration Office at 269-965-5522. A payment plan can also be set up through the Nelnet Payment Plan at KCC.

If your employer will be paying for your course, a letter of intent should be sent to the business office prior to registration.
This letter should include:

  • Department Letterhead
  • Billing Information, including Name, Address, Phone Number and Email
  • A list of all students included, with Name and Date of Birth (for verification)
  • A paragraph that includes text of the company sponsorship for each student for tuition, fees, and books for the specific semester and course (eg. Spring 2021 EMT 292-01)
  • A Tax ID can be provided, if available, for tax exempt purchase of books in the Bruin Bookstore.
  • Submit by email to [email protected]

Sample Letter of Intent