Program Prerequisite: Acceptance to the program via application process. See the Admission Requirements listed below.
Grade Requirements: “C” or better in all prerequisite and support courses, with a minimum GPA of 2.7. All courses with the PAR prefix must be passed with a “B-” or better in order for a student to progress through the paramedic program sequence and be awarded an institutional certificate and/or the AAS degree.
Credit Hour Requirements: A total of 60-63 credit hours is required for graduation; 36 of these are required within the program. Three upper division credit hours (HLTH 3400) are required within the program.
Paramedic Studies students must meet with the Dumke College of Health Professions academic advisor prior to application. Call 801-626-6136 for more information or to schedule an appointment.
Students are eligible to apply for admission to the Paramedic Studies program upon completion of the following:
Making application to Weber State University
Obtaining admissions counseling by a Dumke College of Health Professions advisor
Satisfactory completion of the prerequisite requirements
Completion of the Paramedic program application form by designated date:
Successful completion of the program EMT written assessment exam with a minimum score of 75% on no more than two attempts
Payment of the $25 application fee
Entrance testing and application must be completed by May 15th for confirmed fall acceptance.
Applications received between May 15 and August 15 will be approved on a “space available basis.”
Current Utah or appropriate state EMT certification
All courses with the PAR prefix must be passed with a “B-” or better in order for a student to progress through the paramedic program sequence and be awarded an institutional certificate and/or AAS degree.