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.
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Students may choose one of two available concentrations: health management or science (pre-med). Program graduates may pursue careers as paramedics, educators, physicians, physician assistants, and EMS administrators.
Print Periodicals Available in the Orange County Campus Library
A scholarly journal that publishes peer-reviewed information relevant to the practice, educational advancement, and investigation of prehospital emergency care. Also available online to current Durham Tech students, faculty, and staff.