Jul 19, 2024  
2020-2021 Catalog 
2020-2021 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Paramedic, AAS (EMSD)

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The Paramedic Associate of Applied Science Degree 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, AAS, see the Emergency Medical Services webpage.

Students who wish to participate in the Paramedic Certificate program must be 18 years of age or older, be a currently certified EMT, and have one year of pre-hospital or patient care documented experience. In addition, they must have a current CPR-BLS for “Healthcare Provider” or equivalent credential.

Requirements for Graduation

No D or F grades in any program-required courses and completion of all field of study courses with a “Bor better.

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 Course Requirement: 33

AAS General Education Requirements: 15

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

Special Requirements for the AAS General Education Checklist:

Critical Thinking and Reasoning section

Total Degree Credits: 60-62

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