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Emergency Medical Science
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 program prepares students to become competent entry-level Paramedics in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains with or without exit points at the Advance Emergency Medical Technician and/or Emergency Medical Technician, and/or Emergency Medical Responder levels.
The Durham Tech EMS program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP).
|Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
1361 Park Street
Clearwater, FL 33756
|Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP)
8301 Lakeview Parkway
Rowlett TX, 75088
Emergency Medical Science Student Achievement Outcome Data
|Year||Students Started||Students Graduated||Positive Placement (see note below)||Did not Finish||Durham Tech Program Completion||First Time State Exam Pass Rate||State Exam Pass Rate (cumulative)||First Time National Exam Pass Rate||National Exam Pass Rate (cumulative)|
Note: Per COAEMSP: Positive placement means that the graduate is employed full or part-time in the profession or in a related field; or continuing his/her education; or serving in the military. A related field is one in which the individual is using cognitive, psychomotor, and affective competencies acquired in the educational program.
Durham Tech EMS Core Paramedic Curriculum courses align with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s National EMS Education Standards for Paramedic Instruction (NHTSA). View course equivalency information.
How to Enroll
View enrollment steps for the Emergency Medical Science program.
Also see the Paramedic non-credit option to complete certification courses in 10 months. Completed courses can be applied towards the Emergency Medical Science AAS degree program in the future.