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2016-2017 Catalog 
2016-2017 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Paramedic Emphasis, AAS (EMSD)

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Students in EMS course

The Associate of Applied Science with a Paramedic Emphasis is a continuation of the Paramedic certificate program. For those already employed in the Paramedic field, the program provides a skills and practice review which can result in professional growth opportunities. For more information regarding the Paramedic Emphasis, AAS, see the Emergency Medical Services webpage.

Students who wish to participate in the Paramedic Certificate portion of the Paramedic Emphasis, AAS, must be 18 years of age or older, be a currently certified EMT, and have one-year of pre-hospital documented experience in order to meet the application prerequisites. Students are encouraged to complete the AAS core or elective requirements while obtaining the required prerequisites for the Certificate Program. 

Note: For a course to be eligible for transfer, the student must receive a “C” or better. Acceptance of a transfer course is determined by the receiving institution.

Paramedic Certificate: 32

See the Paramedic Certificate (EMSC)  for specific certificate requirements.

General Education Special Requirements: 15-18

See the General Education AAS Checklist  section of this catalog for details.

Elective Options: 13-14

Choose at least 13 elective credits from the following, excluding courses already taken for the AAS General Education Core.

Total Degree Credits: 60-64

Guided Pathway

The following pathway provides recommended courses to complete this program, see the Paramedic Emphasis, AAS Guided Pathway . A full list of course options is listed on the program of study. It is important to consult an advisor regarding any advising concerns in order to maintain the established program path and/or possible transfer goals.

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