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.
- General college admission requirements:
- Complete application for admission.
- Successfully complete College Placement Test.
- Official transcript of any prior college credit on file with admissions office.
- Must be 18 years of age by the end of the first semester of the program.
- Current N.C. driver’s license.
- Acceptable reports of medical examinations and immunizations.
- Criminal background checks will be required prior to admission to clinical sites.
Courses requiring a grade of C or better: ACA, EMS