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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.

NOTE: Students MUST be 17 years of age on or before the official end date of EMS 110 to be eligible for enrollment into the pathway.

Emergency Medical Science

Course Prefix, No. Title Class Lab Clinical Credit
Fall Semester-1st Year
HSC 110 Orientation to Health Careers 1 0 0 1
EMS 110 EMT 6 6 0 8
Spring Semester-1st Year
OST 141 Medical Terminology I 3 0 0 3
OST 142 Medical Terminology II 3 0 0 3
EMS 160 Cardiology I 1 3 0 2
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS 17