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2023-2024 College Catalog 
2023-2024 College Catalog

Emergency Medical Services, A.S

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2234: A.S. Degree in Emergency Medical Services (73 Credit Hours)
CIP: 51.0904
FL CIP: 1351090402
SOC: 29-2041

This is a limited-access program. Please consult for information on limited-access programs.

Emergency Medical Services is an Associate in Science program that encompasses two occupational opportunities, Emergency Medical Technician and Paramedic. This can be done in units, EMT/Paramedic with general education units as the completion.

The EMT certificate program requires one semester and this prepares the student for certification and employment in accordance with the Department of Transportation curriculum and the State of Florida EMS/Department of Health rules and regulations.

The Paramedic certificate program is three consecutive semesters. In order to apply to the Paramedic program a candidate must be a Florida licensed EMT.

All general education classes may be taken before or concurrently with EMT and Paramedic classes or after the Paramedic unit of this A.S. program is completed. Paramedic courses must be taken in sequence.

Transfer students seeking an A.S. degree in Emergency Medical Services will only be awarded credit hours for Paramedic training if the Paramedic training was completed at a CoAEMSP accredited program.

Transfer students: Twenty-five percent of total credits must be taken at CF in order to be awarded a degree from CF.

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This program is eligible for federal and state financial aid. Contact the Financial Aid Office for further information about your individual eligibility.

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General Education Courses

One of the Following:

Program Electives

Choose one elective credit from the following:

Total Credit Hours: 73

* EMS2010  taken as part of the Paramedic program does not qualify for the A.S. degree.

Note: Remaining hours for A.S. degree are comprised of Emergency Medical Technician (Basic), College Credit Certificate  and Paramedic, College Credit Certificate .

** This course may be used to satisfy the Gordon Rule requirement.

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