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Emergency Medical Science 

The Emergency Medical Science curriculum is designed to prepare graduates to enter the workforce as paramedics.  Additionally, the program can provide an Associate Degree for individuals desiring an opportunity for career enhancement.  

The course of study provides the student an opportunity to acquire basic and advanced life support knowledge and skills by utilizing classroom instruction, practical laboratory sessions, hospital clinical experience, and field internships with emergency medical service agencies.  

Students progressing through the program may be eligible to apply for both state and national certification exams.  Employment opportunities include ambulance services, fire and rescue agencies, air medical services, specialty areas of hospitals, industry, educational institutions, and government agencies.  

Emergency Medical Science Admission Requirements     

  Emergency Medical Science Information Session Dates  

Emergency Medical Science Admissions Requirement Checksheet

Emergency Medical Science Curriculum   



Emergency Medical Science Bridge Program Requirements    

For questions concerning the admissions procedure, please contact:  

  Jenny Webb, Health Sciences Admissions Advisor, 336-838-6515 

For questions concerning the Emergency Medical Science program, please contact:  

 Randall Westmoreland, Program Coordinator/Lead Instructor, 336-838-6252 


Updated 08/25/14