Students will learn to assess and treat patients; apply comprehensive knowledge of anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology, and pharmacology into treatment plans for a variety of conditions; practice personal safety; and advanced treatments for cardiac, neurological, and trauma patients. Students will gain clinical and field experience as part of their studies. This degree is offered at the Chester campus.

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Degree Requirements and Outcomes

Students interested in studying Emergency Medical Services must meet all prerequisites and apply to the program.
EMS Additional Information and Application

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Tuition Assistance

This major is eligible for Re-Employing Virginians (REV) and G3 tuition assistance for qualified students.

Career Paths

Jobs in this field include paramedic and EMT.

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Contact Us

Winnie Dunn
Chair, Department of Emergency Medical Services