Emergency Medical Science

Looking for a few good students ... It's not too late to enroll in the Emergency Medical Science Program.

Students will acquire Basic and Advanced Life Support knowledge and skills which can lead them to an exciting and rewarding career in the following:

Course Overview

FTCC offers a 2-year Associate of Applied Science degree program that gives graduates the ability to sit for the North Carolina State Paramedic examination. This program trains students to be proficient in all basic and advanced skills for entry into the Pre-Hospital Health career fields. 

Average salary for paramedics is more than $30,000 per year.

Academic Sequencing and Fact Sheet (opens in a new window)


Individual Course Descriptions   (opens in a new window)

Also offered are an Emergency Medical Technician-Basic Certificate and the High School Connections Emergency Medical Technician Basic Certificate.

Contact our EMS Department Today and take off on your new career!

COMPETITIVE POINTS FOR APPLICANTS TO EMS Program   (opens in a new window)


ESTIMATED PROGRAM COSTS   (opens in a new window)


GAINFUL EMPLOYMENT     (opens in a new window)



Department Chair

Richard Criste, Telephone: (910) 678-8515, Email: crister@faytechcc.edu

Secretary: (910) 678-8264