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2006-2007 Springfield College Undergraduate Catalog 
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Emergency Medical Services Management

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Degree: Bachelor of Science (B.S.) with a major in Emergency Medical Services Management

(120 credit hours) Requirements are subject to change.

Emergency medical services (EMS) systems have grown in size and in the complexity of issues facing EMS managers. This program is designed to provide the student with the technical EMS skills and the management tools necessary to participate in the operations of EMS systems in place today and to be prepared to lead systems into the future.

Certification-level courses are offered up to and including the EMT—Paramedic level, The Emergency Medical Services Management department is accredited by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Office of Emergency Medical Services. In addition, each certification course meets or exceeds the national training standards of the United States Department of Transportation. The technical courses are complemented with offerings in emergency management, business management, and the management internship program to provide the widest range of EMS experience available in higher education today. Successful completion of the major results in both certification at the EMT—Paramedic level and the bachelor of science degree.

For more information about this major, contact Professor Judith Moore, chairperson of the Emergency Medical Services Management Department, at (413) 748-3797 or the Admissions Office at (800) 343-1257.

Download an Emergency Medical Services Management Program Checksheet


I. General Education Program (40 - 46 credits)

The General Education program at Springfield College is informed by its century-old Humanics tradition of educating the whole person in spirit, mind, and body, for leadership in service to humanity. These requirements have the goal of developing literate, thoughtful, socially responsible students, and instilling in them a spirit of inquiry into the nature of humankind and the universe. Towards those ends, the requirements emphasize and encourage: the acquisition of knowledge, understanding, and competency essential for the improvement of the human condition in a diverse society; a search for personal and spiritual values; and the development of an understanding and appreciation of physical well-being.  For specific requirements, see the General Education Program section or the Program Checksheet for this major.

II. Major Requirements

III. Electives (to complete a minimum of 120 credits)

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