The Medical Sciences Program in Bloomington is unique among the IU School of Medicine campuses in that it educates medical students seeking an MD as well as graduate and undergraduate students. Bloomington offers a Big 10 learning environment on an iconic campus.

With six major hospitals housing about 2000 beds, medical students in Evansville have access to physician educators in a range of medical specialties. An expanded residency program here will provide more than 100 new graduate medical education positions over the next few years.

The Fort Wayne campus offers clinical education in both rural and urban communities through two large hospital systems serving the region. A Student Research Fellowship Program offers med students nine weeks of summer research experience.

Students and faculty in Indianapolis benefit from close proximity to some of Indiana’s largest teaching hospitals and the Richard L. Roudebush Veterans Administration Medical Center. This campus offers medical education in the heart of one of the most progressive and economically healthy cities in the United States.

Muncie is the School’s only campus that’s located on hospital property, giving medical students a front-row four-year medical education with all the amenities that come with being located near the campus of Ball State University, a bustling college environment.

Located in a highly populated urban region just 25 miles from downtown Chicago, the Gary campus offers medical students unparalleled access to clinical care at 11 major teaching hospitals housing 2800 beds. An expanded residency program in Gary will accommodate more than 100 new graduate medical education positions.

IU School of Medicine-South Bend is located on the campus of Notre Dame, offering a rich campus life in a traditionally collegiate community. Students here gain clinical care experience at the Navari Student Outreach Clinic, and external funding for faculty research exceeds $2 million per year.

Known for its rural medical education program, IU School of Medicine-Terre Haute meets the increased need for physicians to serve rural communities throughout the state of Indiana and beyond. This unique four-year medical school program emphasizes primary care and other specialties of need in rural communities.

Located on the campus of Purdue University, the West Lafayette campus offers a Big Ten campus atmosphere and opportunities to supplement the MD curriculum with research experience in the collaborative labs and research centers here. This IU School of Medicine campus offers on-campus housing to med students.

Health Professions Program

Emergency Medical Services: Associate of Science in Paramedic Science

The IU School of Medicine Associate degree program in Paramedic Science program enables graduates to perform as a paramedic. This program is available on the IU School of Medicine’s Indianapolis campus and administered through the IU School of Medicine Department of Emergency Medicine in conjunction with Indianapolis Emergency Medical Services.

The Paramedic Program provides didactic and clinical instruction in the body of paramedic knowledge and clinical competencies that facilitate a lifelong learning process as a health care professional. A field internship allows students to apply mastered competencies in real-time situations with the guidance of mentors. Students develop values that will prepare them to be sensitive to the cultural needs of patients of all ages and develop knowledge, competency, and awareness of one’s abilities and limitations, the ability to relate to people, and a capacity for calm and reasoned judgment while under stress. Paramedic Science graduates are able to independently process information to make critical decisions.

Application Requirements

Applicants interested in pursuing an Associate Degree in Paramedic Science must complete all college-level requirements prior to entry with a minimum grade point average of 2.30 on a 4.00 scale (C). Applicants must also hold the EMT-Basic credential (state or national) and have a minimum of twenty (20) documented patient-care hours as an EMT-B prior to entry. A formal interview is required as part of the application process.

Find official program information in the IUPUI Campus Bulletin, including program requirements, admissions, the professional program, an advanced standing option and course descriptions.

Leon H. Bell, MSED

Leon H. Bell, MSED

Volunteer Clinical Assistant Professor of Paramedic Science
J. Patrick P. Hutchison

J. Patrick P. Hutchison

Volunteer Clinical Lecturer in Paramedic Science


The Paramedic Science Program of Indiana University/Eskenazi Health is accredited by the Commission on the Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs ( upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP).

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