Emergency Medical Science

What it is about
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.

Courses you will take
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.

What you will gain
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.

Contact
Bryan Sprouse and Troy Stauter
Phone (828) 694-1787/(828) 694-1732
E-mail: rb_sprouse@blueridge.edu / t_stauter@blueridge.edu