Emergency Medical Services Management Degree
The Bachelor’s in EMS management degree at Springfield College provides the skills, experience, and certification needed for aspiring paramedics, EMS managers, and more. It takes a special kind of person to have the desire and commitment to learning emergency care for people who are injured, ill, or in crisis. In the EMS management major, you’ll gain the knowledge, technical skills, and management tools needed for a career in the emergency medical services field.
The emergency medical services paramedic program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP).
Earn Your EMS Management Degree and Get Certified
In addition to earning their Bachelor of Science in emergency medical services management, students also have the opportunity to become certified up to the EMT-Paramedic level. As one of a select group of EMS programs in the United States, our certification success rates consistently exceed 90 percent, and you’ll be qualified to work in the field as soon as you hold an EMT-basic certification. Plus, various ambulance services offer per diem employment to our students.
Once you graduate, you’ll be able to choose a career that best suits you. The majority of our graduates start as paramedics and many move into management roles, while others pursue careers at regulatory agencies or corporations. Some also become physicians, physician assistants, nurses, or attorneys.
Choose from Two EMS Concentrations
Students in the emergency medical services management program have a choice of two concentrations: Paramedic and Advanced Management. In the paramedic concentration, students focus on strengthening their EMT/paramedic skills and completing a field internship. In the advanced management concentration, students learn clinical and field concepts, while building skills in leadership and emergency event management.
Classes in the program range from CPR certification to planning and designing emergency vehicles and services. Students also take classes in subjects such as biology and business, with courses including Anatomy and Principles of Management.
If you have a passion for helping others, this may be the perfect major for you. Schedule a tour and see what our beautiful campus has to offer. Ready to apply? Applications are accepted on a rolling basis with the enrollment deposit due on May 1. Visit our undergraduate admissions page for more dates, policies, and requirements.
Springfield College’s EMS Management program’s class of 2016 had a 100 percent employment rate after graduation. Interested in learning more about the major? Request more information today!