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Everything You Need To Know About HCI’s AS in EMS


Are you ready to take the next step in your career? Being a Paramedic is a great job, and it has a good outlook for the future. Enhance your career with an AS in EMS.

This is everything that you need to know about HCI’s online AS in EMS program:

It’s 100% online.
You don’t have to attend a scheduled class on a campus. All you have to do is log into a computer and join your classes. Your lectures and assignments are all online. Your tests and quizzes will be online, too.

It’s flexible.
Because the courses are offered online, you can earn your college degree on your own time. No need to schedule your life around your classes. Instead, you can schedule your classes around your life. Just complete assignments by their due dates.

You must be a Paramedic.
The prerequisite for the online AS in EMS is that you have already completed your Paramedic training. The college credits from your training transfer into the AS in EMS degree program. You must have a current Paramedic certification.

It’s 15 credit hours.
You should already have completed 45 credit hours with your Paramedic training. That only leaves 15 credit hours to finish your college degree. These credit hours are general education courses for a well-rounded educational basis for your future.

It’s fun.
… Or so we’ve been told! If you love to learn, then finishing your college degree may be enjoyable! Online classes are an easy format that promote self-study and self-paced learning.

You’re not alone.
Just because your classes are online does not mean that you are alone. You can always reach out to your instructors with questions. Some classes will have online discussion boards so that you can connect with your classmates.

It’s rewarding.
For many, earning a college degree is a rewarding experience. You can open up more doors by having a college degree. Advance your career in EMS with an AS in EMS.

You can keep working.
No need to stop working when the semester rolls around. You can stay active in your career as a Paramedic while finishing your college degree.

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