Emergency Medical Science: Associate in Applied Science Degree Program (Bridging Option)
The Emergency Medical Science bridge program has been established for students that have completed portions of their EMS requirements through a North Carolina community college Continuing Education program. In order to receive curriculum credit for EMS Continuing Education courses students must hold a current North Carolina EMT/PARAMEDIC credential.
Students must also successfully complete a comprehensive EMS entrance examination scoring a grade of “C” or better on the examination. Individuals successfully meeting the EMS entrance requirements will need to take the following classes to complete their EMS Associate of Applied Science Degree with Blue Ridge Community College.
Students may be required to take one or more developmental courses as a result of pre-enrollment placement tests; therefore, the student may need more than the minimum number of semester hours listed for graduation. Developmental courses for this program may include Readiness Level Reading, English, and/or Math and other courses in developmental Reading, English, Math, Biology and Chemistry.
Total Semester Credit Hours in Program: 28