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Studying Emergency Healthcare Sciences at Weber State

Weber State’s emergency healthcare sciences degree offers emergency responders the skills and knowledge needed to advance their careers.

Emergency Healthcare Sciences Highlights

Our emergency healthcare programs are offered in a career-ladder format, where you earn an associate’s degree in paramedic studies, as well as a paramedic certificate of completion, before moving on to the bachelor’s degree program. In the bachelor's degree program, you'll build on your previous experience to become an effective leader in the emergency healthcare field.

Nearly all Bachelor of Science in Emergency Healthcare Sciences courses are offered online.

Beyond the Classroom

This program prepares graduates to become leaders in emergency healthcare through an interdisciplinary education and an emphasis on community engagement.

What You’ll LEARN at Weber

You’ll complete courses in a variety of topics:

  • Health information management
  • Health administrative services
  • Public health
  • Health communication
  • Epidemiology and biostatistics
  • Mobile integrated healthcare

What You CAN DO After Weber

You’ll discover more opportunities to advance your career in emergency healthcare fields, including:

  • Medical education
  • Quality assessment and quality improvement
  • Emergency healthcare supervision
  • Human resources
  • Air medical services

If you have questions, contact a WSU Career Advisor.

Faculty Perspective


Our classes are very interactive; we spend about half of our time doing practical scenarios. We like creating crazy situations that challenge students to think on their toes, and sometimes just because it's fun.

Christine O'Neil