This degree builds on the Institutional Certificate in Paramedic and AAS in Paramedic Studies using additional upper division program (PAR) courses, support and general education courses. A strong core of Heath Administration Services (HAS) and Health Information Management (HIM) courses will be utilized to provide a more diverse healthcare background. The degree in Emergency Healthcare Sciences was designed to be broad enough to enhance those working in medical education, QA/QI, supervision, human resources, air medical services, public health and mobile integrated healthcare.
In response to the needs of working fire and EMS, with the exception of five on-campus days for PAR 3110, Critical Care Transport, the entire degree can be completed online. Curriculum maps will provide projected timelines and department recommended, online general education courses.
Admission Requirements: Minimum GPA accepted is 2.7. Also required is a current National Registry or State certification or license as a paramedic without restrictions. After formal degree advisement by the Dumke College of Health Professions, an departmental degree application process is initiated.
Minor: Not required.
Grade Requirements: A minimum grade of “C” or better is required in all program (PAR) courses, general education and support courses.
Credit Hour Requirements: A total of 120 credit hours is required for a Bachelor of Science Degree. Of the 120 hours, 40 must be upper division level. The BS in EHS curriculum provides 35 upper division hours with 6 credits coming from the Cardiac and Medical Emergency section in the Institutional Certificate. (Any General Education course may be utilized, however, courses below feature online delivery)
- Program Code: 2052BS
- CIPC: 519999
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Advisement: Contact the Dumke College of Health Professions Advisor (801) 626-6136.