Paramedic EMS AAS Degree Program - 2014

The Emergency Medical Science Curriculum is designed to prepare graduates for careers as entry level paramedics.  Additionally, our program can provide students with an Associate’s
Degree allowing them to advance their emergency medical services (EMS) careers.

The curriculum is divided into two paths, traditional and bridge.

Traditional path: For Students that have no EMS background.

Bridge path: Available for currently credentialed paramedics that want to obtain a AAS Degree in EMS

While in our program, students will acquire basic and advanced life support knowledge and skills in cutting edge learning environments including classroom and laboratory instruction.  Our students have unique hospital clinical opportunities at our regions level one trauma center.  The field internship portion is completed at one of the Nation’s top EMS providers.

Our core EMS curriculum will focus on EMS management, rescue operations management, methods of EMS education.  Giving graduates experience in all facets of EMS leadership.

Students that successfully complete our program will be eligible for the North Carolina and National Registry Paramedic certification examinations.

Employment opportunities include Emergency Medical Services (EMS) agencies, fire and rescue agencies, critical care transport services, special events and government agencies.

Program contacts:

Mike Price, Assistant Director of Public Safety

704-330-2722, ext. 3289 e-mail -

Chris Goenner, Full-time Faculty, EMS Education Curriculum Program

704-330-2722, ext 3274