Emergency Medical Science (Paramedic)

Paramedic interns practicing on dummy The Emergency Medical Science curriculum is designed to prepare graduates to enter the workforce as paramedics. Additionally, the program can provide an Associate Degree for individuals desiring an opportunity for career enhancement.

The course of study provides the student an opportunity to acquire basic and advanced life support knowledge and skills by utilizing classroom instruction, practical laboratory sessions, hospital clinical experience, and field internships with emergency medical service agencies.

Students progressing through the program may be eligible to apply for both state and national certification exams. Employment opportunities include ambulance services, fire and rescue agencies, air medical services, specialty areas of hospitals, industry, educational institutions, and government agencies.

EMS Program Information Sessions

All students must attend a mandatory information sessions before registering for courses. Please email ems@durhamtech.edu to register for an information session.

  • November 14, 6–8 p.m., OCC, room 201

  • December 12, 6–8 p.m., OCC, room 201