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EMERGENCY HEALTHCARE
Office of Admissions Advisement 


Weber State University’s Paramedic Studies and Emergency Healthcare programs offer emergency responders lifesaving skills and experience to advance their careers. These programs are offered in a career-ladder format, where you can earn your associate’s degree in paramedic studies, as well as a paramedic certificate of completion, before moving on to the bachelor’s degree program.


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don't delay your Math & English requirements, know where to start today  


  • Placement Information


    Math and English general education requirements are often delayed by students and can postpone your graduation! 

    Don't delay, and get this done. Watch our Math and English video and learn more about where to start. 

    More information about Math and English requirements can be found by visiting weber.edu/placement.
     

     


     

  • Math & English Video



ADMISSIONS PROCESS

please thoroughly review the following resources before scheduling an advisement appointment  


  • Applicant Checklist 


    Our applicant checklist reviews each step you need to take to be a successful candidate for this program. This checklist is crucial! Always refer first to your program checklist when choosing general education courses. Many of your program prerequisites also count as general education requirements.

    Please review the checklist closely and come prepared with questions. We are happy to help! 
     


    Applicant Checklist



     

  • Admissions Video


  • Resources


    Don't cut yourself short, review our additional resources and map out your educational path!

    Choose Your Math & English Path 

    • Begin with math and English courses your first semester and continue each semester until the general education requirement is complete. You can find your math and English placements in CatTracks.
    • For placement testing, visit weber.edu/placement

     

    Balance = Success 

    • Taking more than two science courses (math included) in a semester may be overwhelming. Balance your course load with other general education requirements.
    • Medical Terminology (HTHS 1101) is highly recommended before your first course in anatomy and physiology. 
    • Know the difference—Health Sciences vs. Zoology Anatomy & Physiology

     

    Your Focus

    • Start working toward your AAS degree while completing your proogram prerequisites. Find the required AAS support course by scrolling to the bottom of the program preview page. Some of these courses also count for general education requirements.
       

  • Academic Plan (suggested)


    First Semester 

    • Math (see placement in CatTracks)
    • English (see placement in CatTracks)
    • HTHS 1101: Medical Terminology (2)
    • Choose 1—
      • PSY 1010: Introductory Psychology (3)
      • COMM 2110: Interpersonal and Small Group Communication (3)
      • SOC 1020: Social Problems (3)
    • LIBS 1704: Information Literacy (1)
      or LIBS 2904: Information Resources in the Health Professions (1) 

     

    Second Semester

    • Math (next class on path to QL)
    • English (next class on path to ENGL 2010)
    • HTHS 1110 LS: Integrated Anatomy & Physiology I (4)
      or ZOOL 2100: Human Anatomy (4)
    • Choose 1—
      • PSY 1010: Introductory Psychology (3)
      • COMM 2110: Interpersonal and Small Group Communication (3)
      • SOC 1020: Social Problems (3)

     

    Noteif math and English are complete, replace with other general education requirements or AAS support course found in your CatTracks.

  • How to Apply & Programs Offered


    To apply to our Emergency Healthcare programs, please visit the Department of Emergency Healthcare.
     

    Certificate Programs

    • Emergency Medical Technician (one-semester course, offered in fall, spring and summer)
    • Paramedic Certificate (36-credit hour program to prepare students to become paramedics)

    Associate Program

    • Associate of Applied Science in Paramedic Studies

     

    Designed for students who wish to make themselves more marketable inthe paramedic field and/or work in a field of supervision or education.

    Bachelor Program

    • Bachelor of Science in Emergency Healthcare Sciencess

     

    Offers skills to enchance the careers of those who are already nationally licenssesd or certified paramedics.

     


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