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Emergency Medical Care Bachelor's Degree - Emergency Services Administration

EKU is a regionally-accredited, brick-and-mortar university that is ranked among the nation's best colleges and has been educating students for more than a century. EKU has received numerous honors, including being named one of the best online colleges in the nation and one of the most veteran-friendly campuses. This concentration allows licensed paramedics to take administration-focused classes in budgeting, finance, personnel issues, adult education (for training officers), ethics, EMS law and EMS management. Graduates are prepared to take on leadership and supervisory roles.

At-A-Glance

Format: 100% online
Credit Hours: 120 hours
Tuition: $409 per credit hour
                   $250 per credit hour for active duty military
Transfer Credits Accepted: Up to 90 hours*
Career Options:  Agency director, EMS supervisor, training officer, public health emergency manager.
*A minimum of 30 credit hours must be completed with EKU

Note:  
- Applicants must be currently certified as a Paramedic by the NREMT or a state EMS office.
- Up to 12 hours from each of the online paramedic classes may be used for NREMT or state renewal in states that accept CAPCE accredited continuing education.

 

Enhance your degree with a minor or certificate
Select from a wide range of minors, allowing you to explore interests or make use of prior credits.

You can also choose from numerous undergraduate certificates in specialty areas that complement and enhance your major as you work toward your degree.

What sets our program apart?
Focused on medical best practices and leadership building, EKU’s curriculum blends academic and professional preparation through a variety of topics such as EMS operations, advanced cardiology, management of behavioral emergencies and research methodology.

  • CAAHEP-accredited since 1980
  • Internationally recognized instructors
  • Accelerated 8-week terms
  • Courses begin 6 times per year
  • Reduced tuition for active duty military members
  • Personalized graduation plan
  • No campus visits required
  • 18 credit hours for previous experience PLUS additional opportunities to maximize credit 
  • Hours count toward your degree and your recertification**
  • Free online tutoring and career services assistance
 
Why choose EKU?

EKU is a regionally-accredited, brick-and-mortar university that is ranked among the nation's best colleges and has been educating students for more than a century. EKU has received numerous honors, including being named one of the best online colleges in the nation and one of the most veteran-friendly campuses.