The associate of science in emergency medical services degree can lead to an eventual career as an Emergency Medical Technician. Those who successfully earn the degree will be eligible to take the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic written and practical examinations, which could lead to employment in a profession requiring emergency life-saving skills. State certification is required to work as an EMT.
Students will gain the knowledge, skills and behaviors necessary to recognize, assess, and manage medical emergencies under the supervision and direction of a physician. The degree also provides the foundation for four-year college studies.
Past Degree/Program Requirements
Please see the College Catalog for additional information and requirements.