Paramedic - A.A.S.

Nursing & Allied Health Division - Application Notice

We are updating the online Nursing & Allied Health Division application system to enhance student experiences. At this time, the online application system is unavailable. If you need immediate assistance, please send an email to or call 423-697-4450. Please continue to visit the N&AH website for updates. Thank you in advance for your patience as we finalize the updated application system.


Questions / More Information

(423) 697-4450 | Request Information

Program Director: 
Curt Aukerman
CBIH 136
(423) 493.3332
(423) 697.3324

Deadline Dates

Application Deadline: June 30th of each year

Additional Forms


Information Session RSVP - Emergency Medical Services

Curriculum Details

The Associate of Applied Science Paramedic degree will provide the paramedic student or licensed paramedic at Chattanooga State Community College an additional pathway for degree completion, and will provide training critical to meeting the needs of the healthcare/emergency medical services workforce of Tennessee. The embedded Paramedic Technical Certificate includes advanced knowledge and skills focused on the acute management and transportation of critical and emergent patients. The General Education portion of this degree program will insure that paramedic graduates are competent in the skills necessary to compete in today’s competitive job market, as well as prepare paramedic students for successful completion of the Technical Certificate.

Licensure Requirement

  • Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (TN)
  • General Education Requirements
  • ENGL 1010 English Composition
  • BIOL 2010 Human Anatomy and Physiology I
  • BIOL 2020 Human Anatomy and Physiology II
  • PSYC 1030 General Psychology OR
  • PSYC 2130 Lifespan Psychology
  • PHIL 2230 Ethics OR
  • MUS 1030 Music Appreciation OR
  • ART 1030 Art Appreciation

Technical Certificate Requirements

  • EMSP 1801 Fundamentals of Paramedic I (or equivalent)
  • EMSP 1401 Paramedic Skills Lab I (or equivalent)
  • EMSP 1311 Paramedic Clinical I (or equivalent)
  • EMSP 2802 Fundamentals of Paramedic II (or equivalent)
  • EMSP 2402 Paramedic Skills Lab II (or equivalent)
  • EMSP 2412 Paramedic Clinical II (or equivalent)
  • EMSP 2403 Paramedic Capstone (or equivalent)
  • EMSP 2303 Paramedic Practicum (or equivalent)
  • EMSP 2513 Paramedic Field Internship (or equivalent)

NOTE: Licensure as a Paramedic in Tennessee reflects equivalency of the ChSCC Paramedic Technical Certificate


Returning students (not currently enrolled students) should adhere to the following pathway:

  • Apply to the college for readmission through the online application
  • o Note: Since they are returning students, they are applying for readmission, NOT new student admission)
  • o Select the AAS (2-year) degree
  • o Choose the Paramedic AAS degree (code: PARM)
  • o Complete the application and submit
  • Students will need to meet with their advisors, determine if the graduation requirements have been met, and complete the intent to graduate form, and submit to Records
  • Students will be notified regarding the College Exit Exam dates and times (required to graduate)


The Chattanooga State Paramedic program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP).

To contact CAAHEP

To contact CoAEMSP