The Emergency Medical Science Bridging Program is designed to allow a currently certified non-degreed EMT paramedic to earn a two-year associate of applied science degree in Emergency Medical Science. Bridging Students have attained a paramedic certification through a continuing education certificate program and passed the North Carolina, National Registry, or another state certification examination.
To be eligible to complete the program the student must:
Note: After all the above requirements are satisfied and submitted to the registrar; 45 curriculum credits of EMS courses will be awarded. Students who attend the College from out of state should be aware that the College has not made a determination whether programs or courses which lead to state licensure or certification meet educational requirements outside of North Carolina. Examples of such programs are Basic Law Enforcement Training, Cosmetology, Emergency Medical Science, Esthetics, Nursing, and Therapeutic Massage.
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