Overview

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 Management major are prepared to assume supervisory and administrative roles within the field of Emergency Medical Services.

Students are eligible to earn advanced standing credit for industry credentials. Students who earn all possible advanced standing credit can complete the remainder of the degree program by taking online courses.

Accreditation

The program is accredited 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.

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Career Outlook

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 examinations

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

Curriculum

Effective 2021-2022 academic year

EMT Paramedic—Management Major (EMTP-M)

Program Prerequisites: AFM 092 Introductory Algebra, AFL 085 Applications of College Reading, 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 3 0 3
PSY 110 Introduction to Psychology ( G) 3 0 3
MGT 101 Principles of Management ( B) 3 0 3
MAT 115 Pre-Statistics ( G) 2 2 3
FYE 1XX First Year Experience Elective (B) 1 0 1
Semester 2
ENG 102 English Composition 2: Contemporary Issues ( G) 3 0 3
MGT 105 Human Resource Management ( B) 3 0 3
PHI 110 Ethics ( G) 3 0 3
COMM 110 Public Speaking ( B) 3 0 3
Semester 3
MGT 220 Leadership ( B) 3 0 3
XXX 1XX Technical Elective (T) 3 0 3
XXX 1XX Paramedic Anatomy / Physiology Elective (B) 3 0 3
Semester 4
EMS 211 Paramedic 1 ( T) 7 0 7
EMS 221 Paramedic 1 Lab ( T) 0 3 1
EMS 231 Paramedic 1 Practicum ( T) 1 9 2
Semester 5
EMS 212 Paramedic 2 ( T) 0 6 6
EMS 222 Paramedic 2 Lab ( T) 0 3 1
EMS 232 Paramedic 2 Practicum ( T) 1 11 3
Semester 6
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: 49 48 64
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
Paramedic Anatomy / Physiology Elective
BIO 117 Human Body in Health and Disease 3
BIO 151
& BIO 152
Anatomy and Physiology 1
and Anatomy and Physiology 2
8
EMS 120 Paramedic Anatomy and Physiology 3
Technical Elective
PST 100 Introduction to Emergency Management 3
LBR 105 Introduction to Labor and Employee Relations 3
FST 228 Legal Aspects of the Emergency Services 3
The letters G, B, and T (displayed after course titles or elective descriptions) identify types of courses required by the Ohio Department of Higher Education as part of an associate’s degree curriculum.

G = General Education course in this curriculum
B = Basic Skills course in this curriculum
T = Technical course in this curriculum
Some courses are offered in alternative versions identified with a letter after the course number -- for example, ENG 101 and ENG 101A.

• This curriculum displays only course numbers without the added letter.
• The alternative version, when available, meets the requirements of the course version without the added letter.

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