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Emergency Health Services Management, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #198 (WUR) Washington, D. C., DC, United States
This Emergency Health Services Management program offered by George Washington University prepares EMS providers for leadership roles as initial supervisors, mid-level managers and administrators, encompassing emergency preparedness, incident management, deployment, disaster response, special operations, injury prevention and homeland security.
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Overview

George Washington University students with an interest in Emergency Health Services Management may also be interested other online Health Sciences programs such as Clinical Management and Leadership.HSM students study up-to-date information on issues, theories and practices in emergency medicine, and investigate EHSM’s role among other medical disciplines. Most courses have an applied project where the student role play as managers or administrators and handle a complex current issue.

The BSHS with a major in Emergency Medical Services Management is an online degree completion program that requires successful completion of 120 credit hours. Students may transfer in up to 60 credits to satisfy general education and advanced standing requirements. Non-traditional credit sources may be considered on a case-by-case basis (i.e. military coursework, credit-by-exam, and non-college based health programs). Students must complete at least 60 credit hours of GW coursework to meet the academic residency requirements for the program.

What can I do in the Emergency Health Services Management field?

Program graduates secure management positions in EMS organizations, fire departments, state/federal agencies, and health care organizations. About 12 percent of graduates continue into graduate or medical school. Others become leaders of paramedic or community college programs.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Quality Improvement in Health Care
  • Writing in the Health Sciences
  • Introduction to Statistics for Health Sciences
  • Health Care Law and Regulation
  • Introduction to Epidemiology in the Health Sciences
  • Research and Writing in the Health Sciences

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    90

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

  • Common Application
  • Financial Certificate
  • Photocopy of your Passport
  • International Credentials
  • Letters of Recommendation

Tuition Fee

  • International

    58550 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 58550 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    58550 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 58550 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Washington, D. C.

  • 1705 - 2980 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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