Emergency Medical Services (EMS)

Associate in Science

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Training tomorrow’s medical professionals


About Emergency Medical Services (EMS) (A.S.)

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. 

Transcripts

Transcripts must be received from both high school/GED and any postsecondary education. They must be official and sealed directly from the awarding institution. 

Transcripts may be delivered electronically by email or by mail to:
FSCJ Admissions Office
P.O. Box 40515
Jacksonville, FL 32203-0515

Accreditation

The Florida State College at Jacksonville's Paramedic Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP).

CAAHEP contact information:

9355 113th St. N. #7709
Seminole, FL 33775

If you are considering employment in a state other than Florida, click here to ensure the program curriculum meets the requirements to sit for licensure or certification testing in that state.

Program Requirements

Outcomes and Career Outlook



This academic program prepares you for the following careers.

Resources and Documents

If the program has documents they will appear here.

Fact Sheet
Academic Degree Plan


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Program Information

Selective Access 

Program Code:  2251

Deadlines

Feb. 15, May 15, Sept. 15

Financial Information

Tuition and Fees: Approximately $7,656*
 Financial aid is available, if qualified.

Additional Costs

Drug screen, background checks, uniforms, physical and textbooks

Contact Information

Phone: (904) 713-4545

*Tuition reflects Florida resident rates and are subject to change. Certain classes that require labs may have additional fees for lab supplies. Additional fees are published in the class schedule