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Degree Programs

Associate of Applied Science Degree: Fire Science Technology

RCC and NOVA jointly offer the Associate of Applied Science Degree in Fire Science Technology through the Shared Services Distance Learning program.The Fire Science Technology program is designed to prepare individuals for entry or advancement in the field of fire science and related services by presenting them with knowledge of the fire protection profession, as well as providing them with the general education necessary to perform and advance in one of these professions.

 

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Career Studies Certificates

Emergency Medical Services-Intermediate (EMS)
The purpose of this curriculum is to produce competent entry-level Emergency Medical Technician-Intermediates (EMT-I/99) who can serve the community with advanced life support care via the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) infrastructure. Upon completion of the program, students will be eligible for National Registry testing and certification in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Employment opportunities for EMT-Intermediates are available with ambulance services, fire and rescue services, hospitals, local, state and federal government agencies, and humanitarian relief organizations.

Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)
The purpose of this curriculum is to produce competent entry-level Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) who can serve the community with basic life support care via the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) infrastructure. Upon completion of the program, students will be eligible for National Registry testing and resulting National Registry certification as well as certification in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Employment opportunities for EMTs are available with ambulance services, fire and rescue services, hospitals, local, state and federal government agencies, and humanitarian relief organizations.

Advanced EMT
To produce competent entry-Paramedics who can serve the community with advanced life support care via the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) infrastructure.

Pre-Paramedic
To produce competent entry-Paramedics who can serve the community with advanced life support care via the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) infrastructure. Upon completion of the program, students will be eligible for National Registry testing resulting in both national and Virginia certification.

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For more information about these degree programs visit the RCC website.

 

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