Emergency Medical Services

At UC, you can.

Our courses are made with professionals in mind and led by distinguished emergency medical practitioners and EMS leaders. From them, you'll learn the real-world knowledge and skills needed to succeed in the field.

How You'll Do It

We offer courses through a blend of direct seminar and online classes, so professionals working in the field can advance their skills without having to sacrifice their commitments.

You'll be prepared for a job as a paramedic, an emergency medical technician and other roles which need the skills of emergency medical practitioner like in fire or police departments. Positions in this field are scheduled to grow at percentages much faster than average for all occupations through 2026.

Through our programs, you'll be qualified and prepared to save lives in any emergency situation.

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Hands-on Learning

In the world of emergency response, no book can prepare you for the real thing. It's why you'll take part in hands-on labs and learn from medical professionals who are actively working in the field. You'll learn best practices and proper techniques and procedures for using the equipment used every day by professionals.

Our instructors are active members of fire and police departments from across the state.

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One Degree, Three Tracks

The Bachelor of Science in Emergency Medical Services program is designed for you if you are a current EMS professional, wish to advance your career, or wish to begin a career in the exciting and rewarding EMS field. Offered in a format that takes into account the time demands of working professionals with family obligations, the program is delivered through a blend of direct seminar and online classes. With the BS in EMS degree program you are given an option of three tracks:

  1. Administration 
  2. Public Health 
  3. Para-medicine

Program Options

Associate of Science in Emergency Medical Services

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Associate of Science degrees are eligible to students enrolled in a baccalaureate degree program within University College.

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Bachelor of Science in Emergency Medical Services, Administration Track

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This program is intended for students employed in positions associated with emergency medical services administration, public health, or who seek employment in such areas.

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Bachelor of Science in Emergency Medical Services, Public Health Track

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This program is intended for students employed in positions associated with emergency medical services administration, public health, or who seek employment in such areas.

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Bachelor of Science in Emergency Medical Services, Para-medicine Track

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To prepare competent entry-level Paramedics in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains.

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