Graduates of this Dimploma Degree program will be qualified and skilled professionals in the field of Emergency Medical Services as a Paramedic. The Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic (EMT-P) is a person who works in the exciting, expanding field of Emergency Medical Services (EMS). This degree incorporates theoretical knowledge with extensive clinical application and experience. The advanced education and training in the care and transport of the critically injured can mean the difference between life and death. A.A.S. degree graduates have enhanced potential for upward progression in the career of pre-hospital care. The curriculum includes a general education component that gives the student a well-rounded foundation of knowledge.