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Blue Ridge Community College

Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) (51.0904)
Associate's Degree - Applied
Enrollment, Awards, Wages, Debt, and Other Outcomes




Emergency Medical Services
Program Status: Active/Approved to Enroll Students and Confer Degrees
Degree Title: AAS
2010 CIP Code: 

Credit HoursProgram Offered
On-Campus:
Off-Campus:YesYes

Date Progam Approved to Confer Degrees:  Before SCHEV
Date of Last Council Action (mm/yyyy)  
Date Program Placed on Probation:  
Date Program Closed:  
BCHE - Before Council of Higher Education
Enrollments and Awards
Academic YearFall HeadcountAnnual FTEDegrees
2019-2028282
2020-2129199
2021-2230117

Average time-to-completion in yearsAverage credits-to-completionAverage monthly earnings six months after graduation
$ 4,510




The table to the right provides the degree award history of each the last five years, disaggregated by state residency. This breakout may may help explain why a relatively low percentage of program completers may appear to be working in Virginia.



Program Graduates by Domicile
YearIn-StateOut-of-StateTotal
2019-20202
2020-21909
2021-22707
Five Year Summary18018
Distribution by Gender and Race/Ethnicity within Five-year Totals,


YearForeign/ InternationalAfrican Am. or Black (NH)Am. Indian/ Native Am. (NH)Asian/ Pacific Islander (NH)HispanicWhite, Caucasian Am. (NH)Multi-Race (NH)Unknown/ Unreported (NH)Total
Sum of the Last 5 Years000018018018



Wages Earned in 2020

The table below shows the wage data for the select program and places it in the context of all wages at the same degree level of this institution by graduates with at least three (3) quarters of employment.





Post-Completion Wage Outcomes
Graduation YearGrads (n)Grads w/Wages (n)25th PercentileMedian Wage75th Percentile
2009-10 (10 years)NaN
2011-12 (8 years)NaN
2014-15 (5 years)NaN
2016-17 (3 years)NaN
2018-19 (18 months)NaN



Student Debt of Graduates
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Number of Borrowers and Known Debt at Graduation
Borrowers (n)Borrowers (%)25th PercentileMedianMean75th Percentile
Note: Student borrowing at graduation, excludes PLUS loans, in five-year rollups. Includes all known institutionally-processed borrowing occuring at all public and nonprofit institutions in Virginia. Debt accrued outside Virginia in prior postsecondary activity is not available.
Number of Borrowers and Known Debt at Graduation, Including Parent-PLUS and Grad-PLUS
Borrowers (n)Borrowers (%)25th PercentileMedianMean75th Percentile


More Details on Enrollment History.


More Details on Degree Awards History.


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