At Century College, you can choose from a variety of career and technical programs leading directly to employment as well as courses designed to transfer to four-year colleges and universities. You will learn from expert instructors with access to innovative learning opportunities and state-of-the-art facilities.
The Admissions Office will work with you to “discover what’s next!” Learn about the steps to complete the admissions process and register for courses. Do you have questions about Century College? Attend a Discover Century Information Session, schedule a campus visit, chat online, email or call one of our friendly Admissions Advisors.
With affordable tuition rates, Century College can save you thousands on your education. Learn about our tuition rates and fees, and discover options to pay for college, including financial aid, scholarships and payment plans. College can be affordable!
Each year, nearly 1,000 students apply for a Century College Foundation scholarship. While we awarded over 200 scholarships last year, many students are left empty-handed. With your support, we can ensure more students have the help they need to succeed.
The Continuing Education and Customized Training department can help you to get ahead in your career by offering a variety of non-credit workforce training and development opportunities. Through customized training options, Century College can work directly with employers to meet the training needs of employees.
Century College offers a variety of campus life opportunities to connect with others, gain leadership experience, be involved and have fun. Students can participate or cheer on the Century College Wood Ducks Athletic programs, become active members and leaders on campus or take advantage of campus recreational activities and art and theatre experiences.
Century College is committed to the success of each student. This commitment to student success and persistence is demonstrated by the numerous student services and support available in and out of the classroom, including academic resources, assistive services, student wellness options and planning support.
The goal of the Paramedic Fire Science program is to prepare competent entry-level Paramedics in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains with or without exit points at the Advanced Emergency Medical Technician, and/or Emergency Medical Technician, and/or Emergency Medical Responder levels.
The paramedic and fire services fields have a long history of serving the public with tremendous honor and courage. Individuals who dedicate themselves to the paramedic and fire service professions not only gain the satisfaction of helping others in their greatest moment of need but become part of public safety communities where they feel acceptance and belonging.
The NEW Paramedic Fire Science Associate in Applied Science degree at Century College is unique - integrating the roles of emergency medical services and firefighting into emergency response practice. This degree is Minnesota’s first combined degree program. It is an innovative, flexible degree option that will prepare students to work in a high-demand career in a dual role (paramedic & firefighter) response agency.
Flexibility – a significant portion of the classroom education is delivered through online learning, the degree can be completed in 1 year, and the program is structured to be conducive to working adults living in Minneapolis/St. Paul area and beyond;
Experience – gain practical field experience in both an advanced life support ambulance and fire apparatus;
Instruction – learn from dedicated faculty who have years of real-world, life-saving experience and are current practitioners.
Faculty and other program staff are well-credentialed and experienced experts in the field of EMS and fire Services. All are currently working in the field. Review full-time faculty bios.
Classroom 100% online with a 3-day consecutive skill session monthly. Clinicals on-site;
State-of-the-art skills lab including 2 full-scale ambulance simulators, a full-scale motor vehicle, a wide range of manikins including Sim-Man™, Sim-Baby™, Mega-code Kid™, and industry-current equipment;
Medical direction was provided by Charles Lick, MD, Kacia Engel, MD, and Joey Duren, MD;
Interdisciplinary opportunities with Century’s Public Safety, Criminal Justice, and Law Enforcement career programs;
Articulation agreements with area four-year institutions, including Bethel University, St. Mary’s University, and Metropolitan State University.
As a two-year public community and technical college, Century College receives funding from the State of Minnesota, keeping tuition rates significantly lower than private colleges and universities. With affordable tuition rates and financial aid and scholarship opportunities, our students avoid student loan debt.