Parking Update: To ease parking congestion on EFSC's Melbourne Campus, students, faculty and staff may park in the large King Center lot. Additional parking is also available at the Tennis Complex accessed from Post Road near Sherwood Elementary. Please be sure your parking permit is on your vehicle and remember that parking is only allowed in marked spaces, and is not allowed on the grass. Thank you for your patience and courtesy during this busy period.

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EMS Associate in Science Degree

To complete your Emergency Medical Services Associate in Science degree at Eastern Florida State College, you must complete a number of requirements. Please note, this program includes credits earned in EMT and Paramedic programs. Completers of this degree program are eligible for state licensing as an EMT and subsequently for state licensing as a paramedic. Graduates are qualified to work as basic or advanced providers in ambulances, hospital emergency rooms, intensive care units and emergency helicopter transport agencies and may also qualify for management positions.

Degree Completion Requirements

Credit Residency Requirements

Students must complete 25% of the degree credit hours through Eastern Florida State College. Applicants must complete the EFSC general admissions process.

Program Requirements

All A.S. degree-seeking students must be Florida certified as an EMT and complete a COAEMSP accredited Paramedic program.

Paramedic Class/Course Transfer Requirements 

Contact the Student Advisor at 321-433-5637 for information about current Articulation Agreements.

Applying for Graduation

Students who are close to meeting all graduation requirements will need to meet with the Advisor for a graduation audit. Contact Melissa Walker at 433-5637 to schedule an appointment.

Contact Us

Melissa Walker
Student Advisor
Melbourne Campus, Building 8,
Room 201B

Request Appointment for Advising

Bill Farmer
Program Coordinator
Melbourne Campus, Building 8,
Room 201-I

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