Associate of Science in Emergency Medical Services
Columbia Southern University

Program Details

Current paramedicine employees with current paramedic certifications advance their careers with this online health science associate degree.  The program incorporates the National Education Standards Paramedic curriculum and takes an integrative approach to academic preparation while providing a foundation in the skills needed to work in the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) industry. 

Courses ensure students are able to:

  • Assess effective clinical skills utilized in EMS organizations
  • Evaluate effective EMS operational practices
  • Analyze legal issues

This flexible emergency management online degree offers students several scheduling options.  Choose between LifePace Learning® and Term enrollment.  LifePace Learning® allows students to move through the program at their own pace with no set dates, and the Term enrollment offers a more traditional program with weekly assignments.

% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Columbia Southern University is accredited by:

Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Official High School Transcript/GED Score