The Associate Applied Science in Paramedic provides paramedic students an opportunity to further their education with course work leading to the AAS. Students majoring in A.A.S. Paramedic may complete the required course work prior to or after completion of the Paramedic Technical Certificate curriculum. The following courses are required in addition to the Paramedic Technical Certificate coursework.

Note: Students not meeting the ACT or ACCUPLACER requirements in math and English must enroll in the appropriate sequential academic skills math, reading, and/or English course(s) during their first semester in college and each subsequent semester until the requirements are successfully completed. Any degree seeking student enrolled under the Student Success Plan must also take EDGE 1003 College Life Skills the first semester of enrollment.

Paramedic Program Information

Pass Rates
 Year Written Practical First Attempt All Attempts Retention Positive Placement
2019 75% 100% 50% 75% 89% 100%
2020 67% 100% 67% 67% 60% 67%
2021 75% 100% 50% 75% 80% 75%
Avg 75% 100% 56% 72% 76% 81%

Students interested in the UAHT EMS Program please complete the UAHT EMS Application. 

Course Requirements     ACTS Index Number* Credit Hours 
ENGL  1013  Composition I  ENGL 1013  
ENGL  1023  Composition II  ENGL 1023  
ENGL 2253 Technical Writing ENGL 2023  
SPCH  1003  Principles of Speech  SPCH 1003  
PSYC  2303  General Psychology  PSYC 1103  
CISS  1013  Introduction to Computers  CPSI 1003  
MATH  1083  AAS Math Health Professions    
MATH  1053  College Algebra  MATH 1103   
MATH 1153 Quantitative Literacy MATH 1113  
EMSP 1001 Paramedic Remediation (if required)    
Total       18
Paramedic Course Work     42

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Courses must be completed in the following discipline: *Paramedic


The Arkansas Course Transfer System (ACTS) contains information about the transferability of courses within Arkansas public colleges and universities. Students are guaranteed the transfer of applicable credits and the equitable treatment in the application of credits for the admissions and degree requirements. Course transferability is not guaranteed for courses listed in ACTS as “No Comparable Course.”  Additionally, courses with a “D” frequently do not transfer and institutional policies may vary. ACTS may be accessed on the Internet by going to the ADHE website and selecting Course Transfer ( Courses not having an ACTS number may also transfer. Please consult the receiving institution for complete transfer information.