The Emergency Health Services (EHS) Department combines the experience and resources of the Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems (MIEMSS) and the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) to feature the first baccalaureate program of its kind in the nation. Students through their studies gain a unique depth of experience in emergency helath services through this baccalaureate degree. The program stresses academic and clinical abilities, interpersonal and leadership skills and the capacity for appropriate judgement.
The Department of Emergency Health Services offers a unique perspective for the education of future EMS professionals. this is accomplished by providing a broad liberal arts and sciences education, which enhances the graduates' employment opportunities as pre-hospital providers and managers. The Department of Emergency Health Services also prepares graduates for advancement to graduate and professional studies.
For official curriculum for this major, please visit the online undergraduate catalog. This site is your one-stop location for academic policies, major requirements, academic support services, and the first year experience.
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