Develop the skills to take on a leadership role in emergency medical services. The Associate of Science in Emergency Medical Science is for you if you’ve completed an approved emergency medical science program. Thirty semester hours credit for satisfactory completion will be awarded.
Students pursuing an associate of science degree in emergency medical science are required to have completed an approved emergency medical science program for which credit for satisfactory completion will be awarded. A maximum of 30 semester hours of credit may be awarded for completion of the emergency medical science program and the national registry certification program. Credit is also awarded for military training in this specialty upon completion of national registry certification. Of the 30, 16 semester hours may apply toward the major and 14 semester hours toward elective credit.
To earn this degree, you'll complete 20 - 24 credit hours.
Transfer Program: 16 hours
Choose one (4 - 8 hours):
This course provides a basic understanding of the human body systems from a single cell to the coordinated whole, the relationship between structure and function, and the effects of disease on the body. The integumentary, skeletal, muscular, nervous, endocrine, circulatory, digestive, respiratory, urinary and reproductive systems will be covered. The laboratory session will support the lecture activity. It is designed for students in health science programs who need a single semester of anatomy and physiology.
An introduction to basic anatomy and physiology of the human body from a single cell to the coordinated whole. Special emphasis is placed on conditions that may upset the delicate balance of each system and produce disease. Medical terminology will be integrated into the course to expand the student’s medical vocabulary. Lecture and laboratory.
This course examines the organization and function of the human body as a whole and the interrelations of its various systems, organs, tissues and cells. Lecture and laboratory.
An introduction to the gross and microscopic anatomy of the human body. Mammalian examples of major systems are studied in the laboratory. Lecture and laboratory. Offered fall semester.
Please note: BIOL 205 and BIOL 206 are taken together.
Jobs in the emergency management field are projected to grow 4.9% by the year 2028 nationally. The median annual wage is $74,420. The average wage for emergency management directors in Missouri specifically is $61,650.
You can earn your Bachelor of Emergency Management through Drury GO to increase your professional opportunities. The Associate of Science in Emergency Medical Science gives you the solid foundation to pursue jobs in fields like: