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Begin or Continue Your EMS Education at Creighton

If you are ready to start or advance your EMS career, apply to one of Creighton’s innovative EMS degree programs or register for an EMS course. By choosing Creighton, you’re choosing a university with stellar outcomes and an exceptional reputation. In fact, Creighton has been educating medical professionals for more than 100 years.

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To apply to a program or register for a course, choose from the options listed below.

Apply to the Associate of Science in Emergency Medical Services (ASEMS) program

You will need to provide:

  • A completed application
  • Official high school transcripts
  • Official transcripts from all universities/colleges you previously attended
  • Proof of certifications attained in other training programs (EMTs and paramedics only)

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Apply to the Bachelor of Science in Emergency Medical Services program.

 You will need to provide:

  • Completed application
  • Official high school transcripts
  • Official transcripts from all universities/colleges you previously attended
  • Proof of certifications attained in other training programs (EMTs and paramedics only)

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This BSEMS provides recognition of your paramedic education and experience with a pathway to degree completion for current Nationally certified paramedics.

Apply to the Online Bachelor of Science in Emergency Medical Services Degree Completion Pathway program.

 You will need to provide:

  • Application for admission will be submitted to Creighton University, College of Professional Studies
  • ​Submission of official transcripts from all prior institutions attended, including high school and post-secondary institutions
  • Copies of current NREMT paramedic certification and unencumbered state licenses/certifications
  • Resume
  • Personal statement that describes a) professional experience to date in EMS, b) motivation for pursuing a BSEMS degree and future goals, c) reason for selecting Creighton University
  • ​Three recommendations addressing academic and personal attributes (instructor, employer, professional colleague)

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To apply to the Online Master of Science in Emergency Medical Services (MSEMS) at Creighton, you must be a health care professional who is knowledgeable and passionate about EMS, with at least three years experience and have a related bachelor’s degree with a GPA of at least 3.2.

Application Deadlines

  • Spring Semester: Dec. 15
  • Fall Semester: Aug. 1

Additional Admissions Requirements

You must also provide:

  • Completed application and $50 application fee
  • Curriculum vitae, including relevant education and employment history, certifications and licensures, teaching and research experience, publications, presentations, awards, honors, affiliations, professional associations, experience and background in EMS and/or healthcare
  • Personal statement of 500 words or less, explaining how successful completion of the program will assist you in achieving your professional goals
  • Three letters of recommendation submitted by persons other than family members and preferably submitted by employers, undergraduate faculty and colleagues
  • Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended

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Creighton EMS provides certification for the following American Heart Association Courses:

  • Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Initial
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Renewal
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Renewal
  • HeartCode BLS & ACLS

Click to register and view upcoming dates for all AHA certification courses

Creighton facilitates HeartCode BLS & ACLS Parts 2 and 3. To schedule a session, please call us at 402.280.1284.
You may purchase HeartCode BLS Part 1 & ACLS Part 1 from online vendors, including OnlineAHA.org.

Students from countries in which English is not the primary language must demonstrate proficiency in English language.

Please visit the admissions website for detailed information on how to apply.

Contact Us

EMS Education
Old Gym/Vinardi Center
Corner of 24th and Burt

402.280.1280
800.327.7530
Fax: 402.280.1288
ems@creighton.edu