Master of Science in Emergency Medical Services
Our new online* Master of Science in Emergency Medical Services (MS in EMS) will give you the edge in today's competitive professional world of EMS. Our program is carefully designed to provide you with the most current curriculum. You will learn from accomplished faculty members who are national and international leaders in EMS. You will benefit from their expertise as you build your base of theoretical and practical knowledge. Throughout your studies you will acquire tools and techniques that will increase your effectiveness and expand your career opportunities.
Types of Degrees: Master of Science
Duration: Two years full time
Number of Credits Required: 36 credit hours
Cost: $730 per credit hour (2012/2013 rate), plus university and technology fees.
Program Start: March 2013
- Spring Semester: January 1 (first spring semester only)
- Summer Semester: May 1
- Fall Semester: August 1
Completed online application
Nonrefundable $50 application fee
Curriculum vitae: Include relevant education and employment history, certifications and licensures, teaching and research experience, publications, presentations, awards, honors, affiliations, professional associations, experience and background in EMS or healthcare.
Personal statement: In 500 words or less explain why you are motivated to apply for this program and how successful completion of this program will benefit you in achieving your professional goals
Official transcripts from all colleges/universities attended
Three letters of recommendation submitted by employers, undergraduate faculty, and colleagues (excluding family members)
Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): International applicants from countries in which English is not a primary language must demonstrate proficiency in English by submitting a TOEFL score of 80iBT (213 CBT/550PBT). International applicants who receive their baccalaureate or higher degree from an accredited institution in the US, UK, Ireland, Canada, Australia, New Zealand or Africa (English speaking only) are not required to submit a TOEFL score.
Method of Delivery:
Courses will be offered in both online and traditional on campus formats. Although online courses do not meet at a scheduled time or place, distance students are able to participate in class assignments and interact in much the same way as traditional, on-campus students. Practica will be offered at affiliated EMS organizations in the students' own area.
Students must have computer and internet access. Minimum computer requirements include Windows 2000, XP or higher or Mac OS X or higher. For more technical requirements please visit the Office of Online Learning website.
*A face-to-face track involving traditional classroom education will be periodically offered for international students. Contact the Emergency Medical Services Education Office for more information.