Emergency Medical Services

Degree Type
Associate of Science

Locations
Altamonte Springs
Fort Lauderdale

Next Start Date

December 6, 2021

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ASSOCIATE OF SCIENCE IN EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES

City College’s Associate of Science in Emergency Medical Services program is designed to provide students who possess an active Florida Paramedic Licenses with an opportunity to earn their Associate’s Degree. This program is comprised of strictly general education courses needed to graduate with an Associate Degree in EMS. In doing so, graduates can propel their careers into higher level positions. 

Paramedics provide advanced life support services to patients being transported to hospitals. The demand for skilled Paramedics is high and expected to increase by as much as 6% by 2029**, making it an exciting field of study. The Associate of Science in Emergency Medical Services program is designed to prepare students to provide potentially life-saving medical treatment as first-responders in a variety of emergency situations.

** https://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/emts-and-paramedics.htm

 

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PROGRAM OVERVIEW

The City College EMS-AS program can be completed in as few as 9 quarters and includes courses covering critical first aid and life-saving techniques. Students will also learn important communication skills that teach them how to interact with patients and how to perform under pressure. City College provides students with essential hands-on experience through labs and internships at local trauma centers, fire rescue departments, and ambulance services; experience that will help prepare them for the real world of EMS after graduation and certification.

Standards matter when it comes to educating students in the EMS field. The EMS Associate of Science program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org). Graduates of the program are prepared to sit for the National Registry certification test following completion of the EMT and Paramedic programs.

program highlights

  • Clinical rotations in hospitals and fire departments
  • CAAHEP Accredited
  • Students prepared to sit for national exam
  • Accepting transfer credits

Program Outcomes

core courses

  • Emergency Medical Technician I
  • First Responder
  • Paramedic I
  • Paramedic II Laboratory
  • Paramedic III Externship

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Career Opportunities

Your City College Associate of Science in Emergency Medical Services degree is not just a piece of paper. It’s a valuable tool that may open the door to more opportunities! Graduates are qualified to seek employment at:

Critical Care Paramedic

ER Medic / Tech

Firefighter  EMT / Paramedic

Ocean Rescue – EMT

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* A quarter is made up of 11 weeks and students may carry 8 to 16 credits per quarter.

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**https://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/emts-and-paramedics.htm

Applicants should read the Paramedic Technical Standards from D.O.T./ADA Compliance before submitting an application.

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
25400 US Highway 19 N., Suite 158 | Clearwater, FL 33763
727-210-2350 | www.caahep.org

CoAEMSP
8301 Lakeview Parkway, Suite 111-312 | Rowlett TX 75088
(214) 703-8445 | FAX (214) 703-8992 | www.coaemsp.org

 

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