Students will learn to assess and treat patients; apply comprehensive knowledge of anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology, and pharmacology into treatment plans for a variety of conditions; practice personal safety; and advanced treatments for cardiac, neurological, and trauma patients. Students will gain clinical and field experience as part of their studies. This degree is offered at the Chester campus.

Degree Planner (printable PDF)

Degree Requirements and Outcomes

EMS Interest Form

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Tuition Assistance

This major is eligible for G3 tuition assistance for qualified students.

Career Paths

Jobs in this field include paramedic and EMT.

Prehospital positions would include EMT, Advanced EMT, or Paramedic. While EMS personnel are often thought of responding to 911 emergencies they also support interfacility transports with the growing population of outpatient facilties and free standing emergency departments. EMTs and Paramedics also are involved with numerous niche specialties from Organ donation to  working on an oil rig offshore.

After completing your EMT course you would also be qualified for numerous positions within the hospital environment including Patient Care Technician. Becoming an EMT will open numerous doors into health care.

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Will Wyatt, BS, BSN, CCRN, NRP, Program Director