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 must meet with the program chair or designee to be placed onto the eligibility list for the three Paramedic Theory and Practice courses. Students are eligible to take the National Registry cognitive and practical examinations after completing the three Paramedic Theory and Practice courses.
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.
Related ProgramsEMT Paramedic - Science Major (EMTP-S)Emergency Medical Technician - Basic Certificate (EMTC)Emergency Medical Technician - Paramedic Certificate (EMTPC)
The Cincinnati State Technical and Community College program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs, upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP).
- Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs: www.caahep.org, Phone (727) 210-2350)
- Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions: www.coaemsp.org, Phone (214) 703-8445
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. Ohio #349
The Paramedic curriculum has been approved by the Kentucky Board of Emergency Medical Services, 2464 Fortune Drive, Suite 195, Lexington, KY 40509. Kentucky TEI-322
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 examinations
Graduate Employment Outlook
Employment of EMTs and paramedics is projected to grow about 11 percent through 2030, faster than the average for all occupations. Many job openings are expected to result from the need to replace workers who transfer to different occupations or exit the labor force, such as to retire.
$44,650 median annual salary
Graduate Starting Salary Projections
Effective 2022-2023 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.
|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|
|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|
|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|
|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|
|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|
|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|
|Paramedic Anatomy / Physiology Elective|
|BIO 117||Human Body in Health and Disease||3|
& BIO 152
|Anatomy and Physiology 1
and Anatomy and Physiology 2
|EMS 120||Paramedic Anatomy and Physiology||3|
|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|
G = General Education course in this curriculum
B = Basic Skills course in this curriculum
T = Technical course in this curriculum
• 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.