Associate of Applied Science
Emergency Services Management
During my second semester, I had a job offer, and by the third, I was employed in two different agencies.– Phil Cornelius Baker Student
This program is designed for those who are currently employed in or planning to pursue a career in Emergency Services Management.
In this program, you will:
- Develop skills in individual and group problem-solving, management and supervision.
- Explore current issues specific to Emergency Services.
- You must enter the program with a total of 48 credits derived from any combination of the following: paramedic credentials, basic EMT credentials, or fire fighter I & II credentials.
- The remaining credits may consist of an approved portfolio, previous credits from an approved accredited institution, life-long learning experiences, or any combination.
- EMT salaries average about $31,000. EMTs who work in local government, including fire, police, and independent third-service rescue squad departments, usually have better salaries and benefits.
- The EMT field is growing faster than average. Employment of Emergency Medical Technicians is expected to grow by 19 percent by 2016.