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Emergency Fire Services Degree

Associate Degree Course Sequence

SSC101  Student Success Seminar
EMS121  EMT
BIO101  Introduction to Anatomy & Physiology
EMS122  Paramedic I
EMS124  Paramedic I Clinical
EMS221  Paramedic II
EMS223  Paramedic II Clinical
ENG124  College Composition
EMS222  Paramedic III
ITD122  Computer Applications for Professionals
PSY121  General Psychology
EMS224  Paramedic IV
MTH125  College Algebra
COM122  Interpersonal Communication
FST228  Firefighter 1 & 2
PHL122  Ethics

TOTAL CREDITS 71

Stark State College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. The emergency fire services program is accredited by the Ohio Department of Public Safety Division of EMS #008 and follows the national standard curriculum according to the Ohio Administrative Code 4765 for all levels of EMS providers.

According to various sections of the Ohio Law and Regulations for Certification and Licensure Boards, persons convicted of any felony will not be accepted into the emergency fire services and the emergency medical services programs at Stark State College. Persons convicted of a misdemeanor may not be accepted into the emergency fire services and emergency medical services programs at Stark State College. For more information, contact the Emergency Fire Services Program Coordinator.

Please be advised that this curriculum could change. Students are required to follow the program curriculum in effect when they begin taking technical courses, not when students are accepted to the College or program.

Not only will you get foundational knowledge of emergency fire services, you’ll also receive critical hands-on training on fire apparatuses, in a burn building, through a maze and more. This degree pathway includes the level I and II firefighter certification courses and EMT and paramedic certification courses, along with courses designed to enhance the skills necessary to excel as a firefighter/paramedic.

DEGREE EARNED
Associate of applied science in emergency fire services

TRANSFER AGREEMENTS WITH 
Bowling Green State University
Franklin University

WORK IN MANY AREAS, INCLUDING
• fire departments
• EMS
• hospitals

PREPARE FOR A CAREER AS A(N) 
• firefighter
• paramedic

ADDITIONAL FEES 
There are additional fees for course materials including:
• fire gloves
• fire hood
• ear plugs
• safety glasses

PROGRAM SCHOLARSHIPS 
Dominion East Ohio Gas Endowed Scholarship

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT 
Jeff Magee
Program Coordinator, Emergency Fire Services
330-305-6633, Ext. 2
jmagee@starkstate.edu