Program Description

The Emergency Medical Science Bridge Associate of Applied Science degree program is for individuals pursuing career enhancement in the emergency medical services field.

The course of study is the next level for paramedics who aspire to take on broader roles in EMS leadership.

Employment Opportunities

  • Ambulance services
  • Fire and rescue agencies
  • Air medical services
  • Specialty areas of hospitals, industry, educational institutions, and government agencies

Course Work Emphasis

  • Emergency Medical Care
  • Rescue Management
  • EMS System Management
  • Education Methodology Principals

2023 Enrollment Information

  • For a complete listing of prerequisites, admission requirements, class listing, and estimated program cost see the
    EMS Bridge Requirement Booklet.
  • Application deadline is TBD
  • Mandatory Information session TBD

If any questions, call Sam Bishop, EMS Program Director – 704-290-5817


Note: Criteria are reviewed periodically and subject to change.

Employment Opportunities

Graduates should qualify for a variety of jobs, including EMT Paramedic, EMS Education Services, and EMS Management, in Hospitals, Physician Offices, Home Health Services, Government Agencies, Fire Departments, Clinics/Urgent Care, and Industrial Medicine.

Educational Opportunities

Contact Information

To learn more, contact:

“Sam” Troy Bishop, Director of EMS Education


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