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Emergency Medical Services


EMS Programs

Faculty and Staff


Emergency Medical Services Programs at Roane State consists of

Many students complete this program in a graduated format:

  1. starting with the EMT program,
  2. proceeding to the AEMT program
  3. proceeding to the Paramedic program, and
  4. finally completing additional general education and allied health science courses to earn the optional Associate of Applied Sciences degree in Allied Health Sciences.

Salary and Job Outlook

Emergency Medical Services is a new and rapidly changing field. As this area continues to upgrade and expand, there will be an increasing demand for trained personnel, especially at the advanced and associate degree levels. Paramedics with an A.A.S. degree are more marketable for educational and supervisory positions. Your salary as an EMT, AEMT, or paramedic will depend greatly on the region of the country where you work. According to the most recent information provided by the United States Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, the annual mean wage for EMTs and paramedics in Tennessee is $32,970.


The Paramedic Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) 1361 Park Street, Clearwater, FL 33756; (727) 210-2350.

Contact Us

David S Blevins
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(865) 354-3000 ext. 4768

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David S Blevins • (865) 354-3000 ext. 4768 • Click name for email address

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