Emergency Medical Services, Paramedic, AAS
This two-year degree prepares students for a job as a paramedic.
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.
Degree Planner (printable PDF)
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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This major is eligible for G3 tuition assistance for qualified students.
Jobs in this field include paramedic and EMT.
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Closed July 1-4 & Web Changes Underway
The college will be closed July 1 – 4 for the Independence Day Holiday.
While the college is closed, current students may continue to register online for summer and for fall classes by logging into the Student Information System in myTyler/myBrightpoint.
New students, who are ready to the apply to the college, are encouraged to visit our Get Started page, which provides guidance and a link to or online application.