The Emergency Medical Science - Bridge program is a degree completion track allowing currently certified, non-degree paramedics to earn an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Emergency Medical Science.
Individuals with a current North Carolina or National Registry Paramedic certification may receive articulated credit for the courses listed below. Certification cannot be expired in order to receive articulated credit and must remain current while enrolled in program.
Students making satisfactory progress should complete this program in three semesters. Additional time may be needed to complete general education requirements.
This program has special admissions requirements. These requirements are in addition to those completed for the College. Please visit www.pittcc.edu to review the requirements (click on Health Sciences > Admissions).
Graduates of this program are not eligible to take the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) Paramedic credentialing examination unless the graduate completed a Committee on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs accredited program or program that holds a Letter of Review from the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for Emergency Medical Services Professions after January 1, 2013. Any student who graduated from a state approved paramedic program prior to January 1, 2013 is eligible to take the NREMT Paramedic credentialing examination.