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EMS Program Requirements

EMS Degree Information
EMS Student

Whether you want to work in an emergency room, with a team of professionals at a fire agency, or as a paramedic, COCC's Emergency Medical Services (EMS) program can get you there.  With some of the area's top paramedics serving as your instructors, your classes are taught by the best in the field, by people who've been there, by people who've served on the front lines of medical emergencies. 

Associate of applied science in emergency medical services degree requirements are listed below.  For those students interested in expanding their employment opportunities and career path, a dual degree in Structural Fire Science (SFS) and Emergency Medical Services (EMS) is also available.  To accommodate this need, COCC allows students to combine some general education courses to meet both degree requirements.  Upon completion of these courses, students then pursue technical EMS and SFS classes.

COCC EMS Program Links:

For more information please contact Nick Sphatt at 541-383-7751 or by email at

Please see your advisor if you have transfer credits or are only able to attend part-time.

Important Note:  COCC's Paramedic courses are a competitive entry program. First year courses are open to all students.  Students should complete as many of these courses as possible prior to applying to the Paramedic courses.  Second year classes are open only to admitted Paramedic students.  All students should contact the COCC Admissions Office for application details early in the first year.

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