- Basic Emergency Medical Technician Certification
- A.S. in Emergency Medical Care
- B.S. in Emergency Medical Care, Emergency Service Administration Option
- B.S. in Emergency Medical Care, Clinical/Fire & Safety Option
- B.S. in Emergency Medical Care, Paramedic/Science Option
- M.S. in Safety, Security & Emergency Management with a Concentration in Fire & Emergency Services
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
Why Emergency Medical Care?
- Paramedics are the men and women who work under "standing orders and protocols" to bring the emergency room to the patient. We don't replace the physician but we are his or her eyes, ears and hands until the patient reaches the hospital. We intubate...give medications...shock hearts...use the jaws of life, perform confined space rescue, manage disaster scenes and more.
- Our program is the only 4-year Bachelor of Science Degree in the state and one of few like it in the nation.
- We offer the only accredited Paramedic program in Kentucky.
- Students will learn through both in-class and hands-on instruction. This includes instruction on our fully-equipped ambulance and in the field.
Emergency Services Administration Option
- Prepares students to work in the Emergency Services field and become administrators
Clinical/Fire & Safety Option
- Prepares students to work in combined Fire/Emergency Services settings
- Prepares students for and meets the requirements for Physician's Assistant and Medical School
Learn from the Best
- Faculty members in the Emergency Medical Care program have extensive experience in EMS and other areas of healthcare. Their experience is the basis for excellent classroom and hands-on instruction.
All students in the Emergency Medical Care program will complete clinical/field experience as part of the program requirements
Rewarding Career Opportunities
- EMS Supervisor/Administrator
- Flight Paramedic
- Emergency Medical Technician
What Are the Requirements to be Admitted to the Program?
Students who have been admitted to the University and declare a major in Emergency Medical Care are admitted to the Pre-Emergency Medical Care Program. Admission to the Pre-Emergency Medical Care Program does not guarantee admission to the Advanced Emergency Medical Care (paramedic) sequence.