Contact(s): Scott Shew
The Emergency Medical Science Bridge Curriculum is designed to allow currently credentialed
paramedics (North Carolina or National Registry) an opportunity to proceed from continuing
education to earn an Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree in Emergency Medical
Applicants seeking admission into the Emergency Medical Science Bridge program must
complete steps 1, 3, and 4 between August 2nd, 2023, and August 1st, 2024, in order to be considered for acceptance for Fall Semester 2024.
Print this admission procedure for your records and to track completion of all steps.
Step 1: Application ____________________ (date completed)
Step 2: Transcripts ___________________ (date completed)
Step 3: Prove college readiness ______________________ (date completed)
AGE-Emergency Medical Sciences Success Coach:
Phone: (704) 991-0166
Step 4: Maintain 2.0 GPA (ongoing)
After conditional acceptance is granted by the Admissions office, applicants must
provide the following:
Step 5: Submit the following documentation to the Emergency Medical Science program
Step 6: Attend EMS orientation in an online format. Information regarding orientation will be included in the acceptance
The Emergency Medical Science Bridge program accepts a maximum of 20 students for
entry each fall semester. Applicants are conditionally accepted based upon their completion
of steps 1, 3, and 4 of the admission requirements. The applicants will be ranked
in order by the date applied and by their completion of these steps. Applicants who complete steps 1, 3, and 4 before August 1st of the year they wish
to enter the program will have a full acceptance into the Emergency Medical Science
program pending completion of steps 2, 5, and 6.
Applicants who apply to the Emergency Medical Science Bridge program after the 20
seats are filled will be placed on an alternate list after completing admission requirements
1, 3, and 4.
If any of the applicants who have been accepted to the program should forfeit their
acceptance, those applicants on the alternate list will be contacted in the order
in which their names appear on the list and will be given an opportunity to enroll.
If an applicant whose name appears on the alternate list is not afforded an opportunity
to begin classes during the year in which he or she made application, that applicant
will need to submit another application for admission to the year following if he
or she wishes to be considered for admission in the subsequent year. (Admission requirements
may change from year to year for selected programs).
Any applicant who forfeits his or her acceptance will not be granted acceptance in
any subsequent year. The applicant must reapply if he or she wishes to be considered
for acceptance at a later date.
The Stanly Community College Emergency Medical Services – Paramedic Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
(www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services
Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs 25400 US Highway 19 North, Suite 158 Clearwater, FL 33763 727-210-2350 http://www.caahep.org
Gainful Employment Disclosure
The Emergency Medical Science Bridge Program is designed to allow currently credentialed
non-degree paramedics (North Carolina or National Registry) to earn an Associate in
Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree in Emergency Medical Science.
*Please see the Suggested Humanities and Social/Behavioral Science Elective List for
AAS Majors webpage.
Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Program
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