Emergency Medical Services (BSEMS Online Degree Completion Pathway)

Career advancement for EMS personnel increasingly requires attainment of a degree. The Bachelor of Science in EMS degree completion pathway has been developed to help paramedics achieve professional goals, recognizing the education and clinical experience that has been accomplished. As practicing paramedic clinicians, the online degree completion program will focus on core liberal studies, advanced clinical concepts and leadership development. The entire program is conveniently delivered online, and most courses are presented in 8 week terms, easily allowing students to complete two courses per semester.


  • Successful completion of a paramedic education program with grade(s) of C or higher and a minimum GPA of 2.75
  • Current National Registry of EMTs Paramedic Certification
  • Experience that must include a minimum of 3 years of clinical paramedic practice
  • Prior work success as a paramedic