Robeson Community College

Emergency Medical Science

Associate in Applied Science (AAS) – A45340

Curriculum Tracks

Traditional 2-Year (A5340CU)

2-Year Transfer AAS-to-BS (A45340TR)

EMS Bridge (A45340BR)

EMS Continuing Education

Program Mission Statement

The mission of the Emergency Medical Science (EMS) associate in applied science program is to graduate competent, caring providers who possess the knowledge, skills, and professional attributes necessary to function as entry-level paramedics.

Accreditation (CoAEMSP)

“The Robeson Community College EMS AAS Degree Paramedic program and Continuing Education program has been issued a Letter of Review by the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP). This letter is NOT a CAAHEP accreditation status. It is a status signifying that a program seeking initial accreditation has demonstrated sufficient compliance with the accreditation Standards through the Letter of Review Self Study Report (LSSR) and other documentation. Letter of Review is recognized by the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) for eligibility to take the NREMT’s Paramedic credentialing examination(s). However, it is NOT a guarantee of eventual accreditation.

To contact the CoAEMSP:

CoAEMSP • 8301 Lakeview Parkway • Suite 111-312 • Rowlett, TX 75088 • P: 214-703-8445 • F: 214-703-8992 •


Retention Rate NCOEMS State Exam pass rates Job placement rate
2017 91% 70% 100%
2018* ** ** **

2018** Data not yet available

Career Description

The Emergency Medical Science curriculum provides individuals with the knowledge, skills and attributes to provide advanced emergency medical care as a paramedic for critical and emergent patients who access the emergency medical system and prepares graduates to enter the workforce.

Students will gain complex knowledge, competency, and experience while employing evidence based practice under medical oversight, and serve as a link from the scene into the healthcare system.

Career Information

Graduates of the program are eligible to sit for the North Carolina EMT-Paramedic exam at the completion of the course of study.

Employment opportunities include providers of emergency medical services, fire departments, rescue agencies, hospital specialty areas, industry, educational and government agencies.

Robeson County EMS

Lumberton Rescue & EMS

Pembroke Rescue & EMS

Red Springs Rescue

Lumberton City Fire Department

Southeastern Health 

Entry-Level Salary

  • $18.00/hr – $23.00/hr

Program Contact

If you would like additional information about the Emergency Medical Science Program, contact Eric Freeman, Program Director, at 910-272-3316 or