The Associate in Science (A.S.) in Emergency Medical Services
degree program is designed to graduate competent, caring providers who possess the critical thinking necessary to function as EMS providers. This A.S. degree program in EMS is a combination of general education and EMS courses. The mission of the Florida State College at Jacksonville Emergency Medical Services (EMS) program is the advancement of EMS through education. The faculty and stakeholders of the EMS program strive to keep ahead of the changing technology and look toward innovations in delivery of prehospital emergency medicine and educational theory. The EMS program is dedicated to develop diverse, timely and informative programs that challenge the student toward professional excellence.