Emergency Medical Studies and Paramedic Degrees

UCNJ offers programs in Emergency Medical Studies!

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  • Emergency Medical Studies, CT.
  • Emergency Medical Studies, CT.A.
  • Paramedic Emergency Health Science, A.A.S.

The Emergency Medical Studies and Paramedics programs are intended for students who are interested in helping and treating patients in an emergency setting outside of the hospital. Prospective students should have interest in pathophysiology, basic medical concepts, patient care and be able to function effectively in a dynamic work environment.

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Career Paths

View Average Paramedic Salary in New Jersey
Emergency Medical Technician
Ambulance Services/Medical Transportation
City/Township First Aid & Rescue Squad
Transfer Opportunities
Students are encouraged to work closely with UCNJ’s faculty and Advising Transfer Services. Students planning to transfer to a four-year institution in NJ can explore the “Transfer Programs” feature on NJ Transfer.
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Why Study Emergency Medical Studies?

Pursuing a degree in Emergency Medical Studies offers compelling reasons for individuals drawn to the rewarding and challenging field of healthcare.

These degrees provide specialized training in emergency medical care, equipping students with the knowledge and skills to respond effectively to critical situations and provide life-saving interventions. Through hands-on training and classroom learning, students become proficient in assessing and managing various medical emergencies, trauma cases, and life-threatening conditions.

As emergency medical professionals, graduates play a crucial role in society, providing immediate care and stabilizing patients during times of crisis. The degree opens doors to diverse career opportunities, such as paramedic, emergency medical technician (EMT), flight paramedic, emergency room technician, and other roles within emergency medical services. Pursuing a degree in Emergency Medical Studies not only allows individuals to make a meaningful impact on the lives of others but also offers a dynamic and rewarding career in a field where every second counts, and the skills acquired can be invaluable in helping others during their most vulnerable moments.

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Emergency Medical Services Program Application

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Paramedic Emergency Health Science Program Application

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