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EFSC has returned to normal pre-COVID operations, with full capacity on-campus classes and events. Click for the COVID Reporting Requirements and the Return to Campus Approval Process which remain in place. See the Student Services Guide for on-campus services available on a walk-in basis or by appointment, plus virtual options. Read the latest updates.

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 321-433-5637 to schedule an appointment.

Contact Us

ADVISING:
Melissa Walker, Student Advisor
Melbourne Campus, Building 8,
Room 201-B
walkerme@easternflorida.edu
321-433-5637

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