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Gain a competitive advantage with one of the only EMS bachelor degree programs in the country

Are you ready to spring into action as a paramedic? Are you looking for a solid foundation for medical school or a graduate program in nursing or physician assistant studies? If you have grit, critical thinking skills and a calling to save lives, Pitt’s Bachelor of Science in Emergency Medicine will put you on the road to success.

This multi-disciplinary program offers you everything you need to become a first responder. Our faculty have literally written the book on EMS education. They personally guide you through a combination of classroom and laboratory coursework so you are prepared for meaningful clinical rotations at world-renowned EMS agencies and health care institutions. Each of our students typically tally more than 540 hours of clinical training and collectively have 15,000 patient encounters. And our 100% pass rate on the NREMT-P Licensing Exam reflects the quality and rigor of our program.