EMT Paramedic—Science Major (EMTP-S)

Description

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 Programs

Program Code

EMTP-S.AAS

Accreditation

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.

Benefits

Employment Options

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 Starting Salary Projections

$31,020 median annual salary

Employment Outlook

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of emergency medical technicians (EMTs) and paramedics is projected to grow 23 percent through 2022 (faster than average).

Curriculum

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.

 
Semester 1 Lec Lab Credits
ENG 101 English Composition 1 ( G) 3 0 3
MAT 130 Intermediate Algebra for Statistics ( G) 3 2 4
BIO 151 Anatomy and Physiology 1 ( G) 3 2 4
PSY 110 Introduction to Psychology ( G) 3 0 3
FYE 1XX First Year Experience Elective (B)   1 0 1
Semester 2      
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
Semester 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
Semester 4      
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
Semester 5      
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
Total Credits:   52 49 64
First Year Experience Elective  
FYE 100 College Survival Skills 1
FYE 105 College Success Strategies 2
FYE 110 Community College Experience 3

Contacts

Program Chair
William (Bill) Mehbod, BS, EMT-P
513-569-4946