Emergency Medical Services

Associate of Science

*Offered 100% online, the AS in EMS program can fit into any busy schedule.
Program requirement: Must be a paramedic or obtain a paramedic diploma prior to enrolling.

Emergency Medical Services – Associate of Science

The goal of the AS in EMS program is to prepare students with the knowledge, skills, and competencies needed to advance their careers in the field of health and public safety, and to develop and promote these competencies so as to serve in new and advanced career positions in Emergency Medical Services in the State of Florida. These career advancements aim to enable graduates to collaborate and consult with agencies and other organizations that are committed to the community.


Earn an Associate of Science in Emergency Medical Services to learn the following:

Cognitive ability to comprehend, apply and evaluate the clinical information relative to their role in Emergency Medical Services (EMS).

Technical proficiency in all psychomotor skills necessary to fulfill their role in Emergency Medical Services (EMS).

Demonstrate effective personal behaviors consistent with professional demeanor.

Ability to manage a team of rescuers, to supervise and perform assessment scenarios.

Become familiar with the hospital environment including but not limited to policies, practices, equipment, and skills as they relate directly and or indirectly to the field.

If you are considering advancing your career in the Emergency Medical Field, contact HCI College admissions today to find out how you can earn your Associate of Science Degree in Emergency Medical Services online.