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Emergency Health Services, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #601 (WUR) Baltimore Highlands, MD, United States
The undergraduate studies of the Emergency Health Services program from University of Maryland Baltimore County are comprised of two concentrations: Management Concentration and Paramedic Concentration.  Both concentrations allow the student to obtain a B.S. in Emergency Health Services.
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Overview

Students gain a unique depth of experience in emergency health services through this baccalaureate degree. The Emergency Health Services program from University of Maryland Baltimore County stresses academic and clinical abilities, interpersonal and leadership skills, and the capacity for appropriate judgment. 

The major objective of the degree program is to prepare students for work in various occupational settings relating to emergency health services systems. Primary emphasis is placed upon developing leadership skills and promoting personal and professional growth.

Careers

Federal, state and local efforts in the past decade have resulted in innovative programs designed to improve the quality and efficiency of emergency health care services. As a result, several career fields have been created. Health professionals are needed at all levels in today’s emergency medical services system. Depending on experience and education, EMS health professionals will serve as emergency medical technicians, educators, supervisors, coordinators, planners, consultants, managers and directors. Additionally, EMS activities are relevant to ambulance providers, fire and rescue services, hospitals, industrial health services, military and volunteer EMS organizations.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Graduates are prepared to:

  • Coordinate and manage emergency health systems
  • Interact effectively with other professionals in the emergency medical services system, as well as with community agencies and the general public
  • Satisfy certification requirements for EMT-Basic or EMT-Paramedic
  • Conduct or use research
  • Pursue graduate study

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    95

    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:

    7

    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.

General Requirements

  • A completed UMBC Undergraduate Admissions Application
  • A $75 nonrefundable application fee.
  • An official or attested copy of your current high school transcript/academic record including an English translation.
  • Official results of completion of state/national secondary school examinations.
  • A final high school transcript/leaving certificate upon completion of your senior year.
  • All non-native English speakers must submit official test scores

Tuition Fee

  • International

    24338 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12169 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    24338 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12169 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    8704 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4352 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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