Associate of Applied Science Paramedicine
Do you have what it takes to remain calm under extreme pressure? Our Paramedicine (AAS) degree can prepare you to save lives in crisis with a career as an EMT, medical technician, or paramedic! You’ll gain practical, hands-on skills in emergency medicine, trauma care, and the specialized, life-saving equipment used every day in the profession. Our program exceeds the required skills and knowledge set forth by the National EMS Education Standards and upon graduation, you’ll be prepared to demonstrate leadership in the field and sit for the national and state licensure examination! Our Paramedicine (AAS) degree is part of a Career Pathway; to see how this program links to others in the Pathway and to discuss your plans, speak to an advisor today!
The EMS programs meet or exceeds the required skills and knowledge as set forth by the National EMS Education Standards and the Oregon Health Authority DHS-EMS division. The programs are currently accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) and the Oregon Health Authority DHSEMS.
The ASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE PARAMEDICINE is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP).
To contact CAAHEP:
Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
25400 U.S. HIghway 19 North, Suite 158
Clearwater, FL 33763
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To contact CoAEMSP:
8301 Lakeview Parkway, Suite 111-312
Rowlett, TX 75088
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