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Emergency Services Administration, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Online
The Emergency Services Administration program of Eastern Kentucky University is the first and oldest 4-year Bachelor of Science Degree in the state.
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Overview

Students of the Emergency Services Administration program of Eastern Kentucky University will learn through both in-class and hands-on instruction. This includes instruction in our fully-equipped human patient simulation lab as well as in the field.

Who Would be Interested in Emergency Medical Care?

Students that are interested in:

  • Becoming an Emergency Medical Technician or Paramedic
  • Working in a fast-paced, exciting field
  • Working outside an office
  • Providing pre-hospital life support
  • Preparing for a career in the Fire Service
  • A proven pathway to medical school

Rewarding Career Opportunities

  • Paramedic
  • EMS Supervisor/Administrator
  • Flight Paramedic
  • Physician's Assistant
  • Physician

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Emergency Medical Care
  • General Education
  • First Response Emergency Care.
  • Survey of Medical Terminology
  • Introduction to Emergency Medical Care
  • Basic Clinical/Field Experience

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    71

    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

    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.

  • Minimum required score:

    530

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.5

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.5 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

  • Submit an online application for the term (Fall, Spring or Summer) you would like to begin.
  • Pay the required $35.00 USD application processing fee.
  • Submit a copy of your passport information page proving a valid passport.
  • Submit complete secondary school records reflecting a cumulative grade of 75% (2.5 GPA equivalent) or higher. 
  • Submit an official copy of High School Diploma or Graduation Certificate.
  • Provide a declaration of finances showing an account balance of no less than $34,745 USD in the form of a bank statement with a letter of authorization from the account holder.
  • Demonstrated English language proficiency. 

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    421 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 421 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    421 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 421 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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