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Emergency Health Sciences, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
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The objective of the baccalaureate program is to broaden the knowledge base and professional skills of emergency medical services (EMS) professionals who wish to pursue a degree that will help enable them to fulfill an advanced leadership role within the community. Additionally it will help provide them with an enhanced capability to facilitate in the delivery of EMS and emergency/community health services. The EHS degree provides graduates an opportunity to gain the knowledge and skills necessary to assume positions of responsibility in the Emergency Medical Services profession to political entities, educational institutions, and private enterprises. Generally, the EHS degree program provides graduates with information on how to manage and direct EMS organizations, deliver educational and regulatory information to varied communities of interest and students.  Additionally it may satisfy disaster management/planning requirements for municipalities as emergency managers.

All of the Emergency Health Sciences degrees help the graduate assume broader positions of responsibility in a variety of health care, research, business, community/educational settings, and to adapt to new rules precipitated by a changing health care delivery environment.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Foundations of Emergency Health Sciences
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Pharmacology 
  • Electrocardiology in Emergency Health Science
  • Human Diseases.

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Completion of Texas Core Curriculum (co-enroll option available)
  •  Minimum overall GPA of 2.0 (on a 4.0 scale)
  •  Completion of Texas Common Application
  •  Documentation of EMT-Paramedic certification

Tuition Fee

  • International

    7500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7500 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    7500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7500 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    5286 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5286 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for San Antonio

  • 972 - 1510 USD/month
    Living Costs

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


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