The emergency medical technician administers life-saving care to the sick and injured. The Paramedic program at Cincinnati State leads to an Associate of Applied Science degree, and includes training in basic and advanced life support.
Students who complete the Paramedic Science major are prepared for careers in Emergency Medical Services research or education, or employment in a hospital emergency department. Students who are interested in eventual transition into another allied health career field should consider the Paramedic Science major.
Related ProgramsEMT Paramedic - Management Major (EMTP-M)Emergency Medical Technician—Basic Certificate (EMTC)Emergency Medical Technician - Paramedic Certificate (EMTPC)
The Paramedic curriculum has been approved by the Ohio Department of Public Safety, Division of Emergency Medical Services, P.O. Box 182073, 1970 West Broad Street, Columbus, OH 43218-2073. Phone: (614) 466-9447.
Credentialing: Students are eligible to take the National Registry cognitive and practical examinations after completing the three Paramedic Theory and Practice courses.
Graduates Are Prepared To
- Provide basic and advanced life support in the pre-hospital setting
- Be employed in a hospital emergency department
- Take the National Registry cognitive and practical examination
Graduate Employment Outlook
Employment of emergency medical technicians (EMTs) and paramedics is projected to grow 23 percent through 2022, much faster than the average for all occupations.
$31,020 median annual salary
Graduate Starting Salary Projections
Effective 2020-2021 academic year
EMT Paramedic—Science Major (EMTP-S)
Program Prerequisites: AFM 095 Foundations of Basic Algebra or appropriate placement test score, and EMS 110 Emergency Medical Technician Theory and Practice or EMT-Basic Certification in the State of Ohio.
|ENG 101||English Composition 1 ( G)||3||0||3|
|BIO 151||Anatomy and Physiology 1 ( G)||3||2||4|
|MAT 115||Pre-Statistics ( G)||2||2||3|
|PSY 110||Introduction to Psychology ( G)||3||0||3|
|FYE 1XX First Year Experience Elective (B)||1||0||1|
|ENG 102||English Composition 2: Contemporary Issues ( G)||3||0||3|
|SOC 105||Introduction to Sociology ( B)||3||0||3|
|BIO 152||Anatomy and Physiology 2 ( B)||3||2||4|
|BIO 220||Microbiology ( B)||2||3||3|
|EMS 211||Paramedic 1 ( T)||7||0||7|
|COMM 110||Public Speaking ( B)||3||0||3|
|EMS 221||Paramedic 1 Lab ( T)||0||3||1|
|EMS 231||Paramedic 1 Practicum ( T)||1||9||2|
|EMS 212||Paramedic 2 ( T)||6||0||6|
|BIO 240||Pathophysiology ( B)||3||0||3|
|EMS 222||Paramedic 2 Lab ( T)||0||3||1|
|EMS 232||Paramedic 2 Practicum ( T)||1||11||3|
|EMS 213||Paramedic 3 ( T)||6||0||6|
|EMS 223||Paramedic 3 Lab ( T)||0||3||1|
|EMS 233||Paramedic 3 Practicum ( T)||1||11||3|
|First Year Experience Elective|
|FYE 100||College Success Strategies: Overview||1|
|FYE 105||College Success Strategies: Overview and Application||2|
|FYE 110||College Success Strategies: Practice and Application||3|
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T = Technical course in this curriculum
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