Program Prerequisite: Applications for an institutional certificate in Paramedic are open to all students prepared with the following prerequisites. See the Admission Requirements listed in the Paramedic Studies (AAS) program.
Grade Requirements: “C” or better in all prerequisite 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: The Institutional Certificate in Paramedic requires a minimum of 36 core paramedic credits for completion. Dependent upon what method a student completes the required prerequisites, up to an additional 30 credit hours may be required.
Students are eligible to apply for admission to the Institutional Certificate in Paramedic 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-B 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 1 will be approved on a “space available basis.”
Current Utah or appropriate state EMT certification
Courses Required for the Institutional Certificate in Paramedic
* These classes can be taken through independent study. Call 801-626-6785.
Paramedic Courses Required
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.
For students that may have disability or testing accommodation concerns you must contact the Utah Bureau of EMS or the National Registry of EMT’s prior to class start. See health.utah.gov/ems and nremt.org