Degrees and Programs

Master of Science in Emergency Medical Services

Creighton's online Master of Science in Emergency Medical Services (MSEMS) 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 Education. 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: $780 per credit hour (2014-2015 rate), plus university and technology fees

Typical Program Starts:  January 5, 2015 (Spring Term) or August 24, 2015 (Fall Term)

Application Deadlines:

  • Spring Semester: January 1 (first spring semester only)
  • Fall Semester: August 1

Admission Requirements:

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:

The program is offered in 8-week online courses. 

Computer Requirements:

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 Center for Academic Innovation website.

Program of Study