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Pitt's undergraduate program in Emergency Medicine is truly one-of-a-kind. Students enjoy curriculum themes and courses in:

  • Paramedic training including:
    • Adult and pediatric medical emergencies
    • Cardiology
    • Patient assessment
    • ​Pharmacology
  • Critical care
  • Legal and professional issues in health care
  • Senior year internship experiences in health care

There are four tracks available to complete your EM Bachelor of Science degree. Students are admitted into the program at the appropriate level based on the student's career, academic experiences and location. Currently certified paramedics will be awarded 39 credits of paramedic certification.

  • In-Person Classes:
  • Junior Admit - For students entering the EM program as juniors 
  • Senior Transfer  - For local students entering the EM program and who have already completed 51 transferrable college credits including prerequisite courses
  • Asynchronous Classes:
  • Active-Duty Military  - Active-Duty Military personnel certified as Advanced Tactical Paramedic (ATP) who have already completed 51 transferrable college credits including prerequisite courses
  • Degree Completion  - For long-distance students who are currently certified paramedics and have completed 51 transferrable college credits including prerequisite courses

Junior Admit Track

The EM program junior year curricula consists of required courses that are offered only once during the academic year.  Any deviation from completing the courses in the planned sequence will result in the delay of progressing through the curriculum and the year of graduation.

Fall Term - Junior Year Core Content

Spring Term - Junior Year Core Content

Fall Term - Senior Year Core Content

Spring Term - Senior Year Core Content

Senior Transfer Track

Fall Term Core Content

Spring Term Core Content

Senior Year Electives

Electives outside the EM program shall be reviewed by your advisor and approved by the program. 

  

Active Duty Military (ADM) or Degree Completion Track (DC)

Current certified paramedics will be awarded 39 credits of advanced standing. All core coursework for Active-Duty military and Degree Completion students is provided in a web-based format.

Fall Term Content

Spring Term Content