Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Emphasis

A program with options for emergency medical professionals

Located in the U of U Center for Emergency Programs, the emergency medical services emphasis prepares students to serve the community as an allied health professional in emergency medical response.

Academic adivising appointments

Les Chatelain is the advisor for the EMS emphasis.

To schedule an appointment: call Joanna at 801-581-8114 or email Les at les.chatelain@utah.edu 

Certifications available within the degree program

EMT, EMT-advanced, paramedic, and wilderness / remote rescue technician. 

Rescue skills you will learn

  • Firefighting
  • law enforcement
  • rural response and emergency
  • disaster preparedness
  • search and rescue
  • and a variety of other professions

The three different areas from which you can choose

management, wilderness rescue, and community response/fire services.


Contact Us

Center for Emergency Programs

Stewart Building room 117
Phone: 801-581-4512
Fax: 801-585-3646
Email: UUCEP@utah.edu
Mailing Address: 270 S 1400 E room 117 
Salt Lake City, Utah 84112