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NOVA’s Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree in Emergency Medical Services

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Emergency Medical Services, A.A.S.

Want to provide healthcare to those who need it most? Try being a first responder. EMTs must have a unique combination of interpersonal skills, medical knowledge, and the ability to think clearly in high-stress situations.

NOVA’s AAS in Emergency Medical Services prepares students for certification as a Nationally Registered Emergency Medical Technician-Intermediate and/or Paramedic. The program is designed for students to achieve certifications sequentially as they progress through the curriculum.

Interested students must attend a mandatory information session prior to enrollment.

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  • Transfer is not the primary goal of an AAS degree, but transfer resources are available for students interested in applying to four-year institutions.

  • Prospective students will need to pass a background check, and provide proof of CPR certification and liability insurance.

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