Bridging Option for Currently Credentialed EMT-Paramedics
Degree requires 66 semester hours. Through the bridging program, currently credentialed EMT-Paramedics receive 40 semester hours of advanced placement. The remaining course work to complete the A.A.S. in Emergency Medical Science requires 26 additional semester hours of work outlined below. Students must take 17 hours from the required courses to meet the residency requirements of DCCC, or challenge exams in EMS prefix courses for residency hour requirements.
In addition to DCCC requirements and course objectives, there are professional standards that encompass communication, motor skills, sensory and cognitive ability and professional conduct that are essential for the competent study and practice of this program. Emergency Medical Science Technical Standards