Should Paramedics Have to Earn a BS Degree?


This article in the New York Daily News describes a legislative effort in New York State to earn a bachelor’s degree within 10 years of becoming a nurse. This article sparked a spirited discussion on the National EMS Managers Association (NEMSMA) list serve. It also was a topic on the EMSEduCast and EMS Garage.

EMSEduCast Episode 126: Improving EMS Education in 2012

EMS Garage Episode 154: BS for Paramedics

What do you think? Does a BS degree make for a better paramedic?