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.

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 four different areas from which you can choose

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


Contact Us

Center for Emergency Programs

Annex Room 2066
Phone: 801-581-4512
Fax: 801-585-3646
Email: UUCEP@utah.edu
Mailing Address: 1901 E South Campus Dr. #2142 Annex
Salt Lake City, Utah 84112

***If you have questions or need help with the courses in our program please feel free to contact Les Chatelain, les.chatelain@utah.edu.