Emergency Medical Services

Associate in Science

This is a 73 semester hour program that consist of the Emergency Medical Technician and Paramedic college credit certificates, along with 18 general education courses. The Emergency Medical Services degree offers a sequence of courses designed to provide the relevant technical knowledge in preparation for entry or career advancement in Emergency Services or in a related healthcare field.

This program is for candidates interested in supervision and advancing their career in the Emergency Services industry.

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Career Outlook*

Employment of emergency medical technicians (EMTs) and paramedics is projected to grow 15 percent from 2016 to 2026, much faster than the average for all occupations. Emergencies, such as car crashes, natural disasters, and acts of violence, will continue to require the skills of EMTs and paramedics.*

The median annual wage for EMTs and paramedics was $32,670 in May 2016.*

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*All career data on this page, such as occupation description, career outlook and salary information reflects the national average and was sourced from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.