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The Certificate in Emergency Medical Services Administration

The Certificate in Emergency Medical Services Administration is currently under review and revision. Please contact the Health and Community Services Department for more information.

The Certificate in Emergency Medical Services Administration consists of a cluster of required courses which include generalist knowledge regarding health services administration and the health care delivery system and specialized courses in emergency medical services organizations and the EMS system. The certificate can provide a specialty for health services administration majors or specialized knowledge and skills to those already working in EMS. The certificate will expand career opportunities with public and private ambulance services and EMS coordinating and regulatory agencies.

A student enrolled in the Emergency Medical Services Administration Certificate program must be accepted for University admission and must complete required course work as outlined below. It is not necessary to complete the requirements for a bachelor's degree in order to receive the Certificate in Emergency Medical Services Administration. However, the courses completed for the certificate may be applied to the BS in Health Science: Health Services Administration. An overall grade point average of 2.5 is required for the certificate.

Course Requirements for the Certificate: 24 units

The following courses, or their approved transfer equivalents, are required of all candidates for this certificate.

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