Jul 21, 2024  
2024-2025 Academic Catalog 
2024-2025 Academic Catalog

Emergency Medical Services - Paramedic, A.A.S.

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Merry Mattix • (901) 333-5413/5400

The Emergency Medical Services Paramedic Associate of Applied Science degree is an optional track for currently licensed (CoAEMSP) Paramedics wanting an A.A.S. degree. The candidate must be attending or have graduated from a Paramedic school of a regionally accredited college recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). The degree will enhance the practice of the Paramedic by improving the quality of patient care through increased written communication skills reflected in patient care report writing, improved psychological assessments, ethical conduct and knowledge of science. Paramedic graduates from outside the State of Tennessee must meet the same requirements as the Tennessee candidates (Tennessee Department of Health: Emergency Medical Services) and will be evaluated on a case by case basis to qualify for the degree. If the candidate does not meet the above requirements, he/she will not qualify for the degree.

Third Semester: 12 Credits

Note: Third semester students must be admitted into the paramedic certificate program. 

Total Program Credits: 60

This program of study is designed as a terminal degree for a specific career field.

1 Review General Education pages and/or consult advisor for correct selection.

2ETHC 2030 Ethics or ART 1030 Art Appreciation or MUS 1030 Music Appreciation

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