Fire and Emergency Medical Services is a 5-semester program prepares you to meet community needs for fire and emergency medical protection. Students may begin the program by scheduling fire courses the first year, or you may choose to begin with emergency medical courses.
The Fire and Emergency Medical Services program offers Firefighter I and II, EMT and Paramedic certification courses over five semesters. Fire classes follow standards established by National Fire Protection Association 1001, and the Ohio Department of Public Safety.
Hocking College maintains an on-site fire training facility including fire apparatus, burn structure and related equipment. Graduates take the Ohio Firefighter Certification Exam administered by the Ohio Department of Public Safety.
EMT and Paramedic classes follow the curriculum requirements established by the U.S. Department of Transportation. Hocking College EMT program provides a fully equipped EMS vehicle, and medical lab classroom that simulates an emergency room.
Students must take the National Registry Exam to be certified at the end of their program.
The Hocking College Paramedic Program holds a letter of review through CoAEMSP as part of the full CoAEMSP accreditation process.
The following outcomes are skills, behaviors, and attitudes cultivated in students seeking the Associate of Technical Study in Fire and Emergency Medical Services:
Certificates: Numerous certificates are available as part of, or in addition to, the associate degree program in Fire and Emergency Services.
Upon completion of this program, students will be trained in:
Total Credit Hours:
|Estimated Course Fees:
Class Hours: 53.0
Total Credit Hours:
Estimated Course Fees:
Class Hours: 53.0
In the first semester, in order to become certified, you must pass the state test. No exceptions.
|COURSE NO.||FIRST SEMESTER||Class Hours||Lab Hours||Credit Hours||Course Fee|
|FS-1115||Fire Fighter I & II||7.00||16.00||12.00||$900.00|
|EM-1134||CPR Pro/1st Aid for Healthcare Provider||0.00||3.00||1.00||$110.00|
|FS-1102||Emergency Vehicle Defensive Driving||0.00||1.50||0.50||$294.00|
|COURSE NO.||SECOND SEMESTER||Class Hours||Lab Hours||Credit Hours||Course Fee|
|PSS-1102||Public Safety Services Fitness & Health||0.00||2.00||1.00||$100.00|
|BIOS-1112||The Human Organism||3.00||2.00||4.00||$170.00|
|COURSE NO.||THIRD SEMESTER||Class Hours||Lab Hours||Credit Hours||Course Fee|
|EM-2102||Paramedic Lab Skills I||0.00||4.00||2.00||$220.00|
|EM-2101||Paramedic Practicum I||1.00||8.00||2.00||$220.00|
|PSS-2101||Public Safety Services Fitness & Health||0.00||2.00||1.00||$100.00|
|ENGL-1510||English Composition I||4.00||0.00||4.00||$50.00|
|COURSE NO.||FOURTH SEMESTER||Class Hours||Lab Hours||Credit Hours||Course Fee|
|EM-2112||Paramedic Lab Skills II||0.00||3.00||1.00||$225.00|
|EM-2111||Paramedic Practicum II||1.00||8.00||2.00||$225.00|
|SOCI-1101||Introduction to Sociology||3.00||0.00||3.00||$15.00|
|ENGL-1104||Job Search Techniques||1.00||0.00||1.00||$15.00|
|PSS-2102||Public Safety Services Fitness & Health||0.00||2.00||1.00||$100.00|
|COURSE NO.||SUMMER SEMESTER||Class Hours||Lab Hours||Credit Hours||Course Fee|
|EM-2141||Paramedic Lab Skills III||0.00||4.00||2.00||$225.00|
|EM-2113||Paramedic Practicum III||1.00||16.00||3.00||$125.00|
|Course Hours: 10.00||Lab Hours: 22.50||Cost: $1,566.00|
|Course Hours: 10.00||Lab Hours: 15.00||Cost: $845.00|
|Course Hours: 12.00||Lab Hours: 14.00||Cost: $910.00|
|Course Hours: 12.00||Lab Hours: 13.00||Cost: $900.00|
|Course Hours: 11.00||Lab Hours: 20.00||Cost: $690.00|
Graduates of this program are often employed as firefighters.
Graduates of this program are often employed as EMTs and Paramedics.
Employment is available with municipal fire departments, governmental and privately-owned emergency services, industrial fire, health or emergency services.
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