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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Chair, Department of Emergency Medical Services
Spring Semester to Begin Remotely
Due to the current spread of COVID-19 in our area, the college’s spring semester classes will begin remotely. Through January 29, classes scheduled to meet on-campus will be held through Zoom. The college’s student services offices will also continue to offer remote services on the weekdays during this timeframe. Very limited staff will be on campus, and students are encouraged to access services remotely. Students needing assistance may contact the Help Hub. Learn more.