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Paramedic Studies at Weber State

Weber State’s paramedic studies degree provides you with the lifesaving skills and practical experience to serve the medical needs of your community as an emergency responder.

Paramedic Studies Highlights

Our program offers an interdisciplinary education with a time-tested formula of lectures, skill labs, clinical and field internships. State-of-the-art equipment, including an ambulance similator, high-fidelity mannequins and simulation lab, gives you the opportunity to practice emergency response skills in a real-world environment, then review and learn from your experience.

The Paramedic Program at Weber State was the first accredited program in the state of Utah. 

Beyond the Classroom

As a paramedic studies major, you’ll complete a field internship with a paramedic fire or EMS agency.

What You’ll LEARN at Weber

Weber State’s associate’s degree in paramedic studies allows you to make yourself more marketable as a paramedic and improves your chances to work in field supervision or education.

What You CAN DO After Weber

With your associate's degree in paramedic studies and/or certificate of completion, you’ll find opportunities to work in a variety of emergency healthcare organizations, including:

  • Local fire departments
  • Hospital emergency departments
  • EMS agencies
  • Police and detective organizations
  • Life guard and ski patrol agencies

You can also continue your studies in our emergency healthcare sciences bachelor's degree, where you will build on your previous experiences to advance your career in emergency healthcare.

If you have questions, contact a WSU Career Advisor.