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.
Program Code: 2046AAS
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 1 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.
For students that may have a 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