Emergency Medical Science
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.
The following represents one way in which the certificate can be completed. Students who aren’t able to follow this plan should consult their academic advisor to be sure that they take courses in the best order for their success. (CTE-Y C45340P1)
NC CIP: 51.0904
POS Approved: Fall 2022
|Course||Course Title||Class Hours||Lab/Shop Hours||Clinical/WBL Hours||Credit Hours|
|BIO 163||Basic Anat & Physiology||4||2||0||5|
Total Credit Hours: 17
- : Comprehensive Articulation Agreement - This course is recommended for students transferring to a four-year university.
- : Local Requirement
- : Instructional Service Agreement
- : Universal General Education Transfer Component (UGETC)
- : Global Distinction
- : Requisite(s)
2021FA - New certificate