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2023-2024 Catalog


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Emergency Medical Science (45340) CIP 51.0904

Last updated on March 22, 2023, 2:55 p.m.

The Emergency Medical Science curriculum provides individuals with the knowledge, skills and attributes to provide advanced emergency medical care as a paramedic for critical and emergent patients who access the emergency medical system and prepares graduates to enter the workforce

Students will gain complex knowledge, competency, and experience while employing evidence based practice under medical oversight, and serve as a link from the scene into the healthcare system.

Graduates of this program may be eligible to take state and/or national certification examinations. Employment opportunities include providers of emergency medical services, fire departments, rescue agencies, hospital specialty areas, industry, educational and government agencies.

Curriculum Offerings:

SHC - Semester Hour Credits

Additional Information:


This program is intended for currently certified North Carolina Paramedics. Students provide a copy of their current North Carolina Paramedic certification and must interview with the EMS Program Director prior to being accepted into the program. Upon successful completion students will graduate with an Associate in Applied Science degree in Emergency Medical Science.


For additional information regarding this program, contact the director, Alan Thompson,


Faculty Mentors:

Alan Thompson Director