Emergency Medical Services Minor


The minor consists of 17 credit hours including the following:

HLTH 003Medical Terminology2
HLTH 153Emergency Medical Technician 16
Two courses from the following:
Intermediate Special Topics (Trauma, Pediatric Emergency Care, Wilderness Medicine; additional topics TBD)
Wilderness EMT (offered spring semester)
Teaching Assistantship (EMS Teaching Assistant)
Independent Study (with instructor permission)
Advanced EMT
Advanced Special Topics (offered fall semester)
Emergency Medicine Research I
Emergency Medicine Research II

The minor is available to all UVM degree students. For more information regarding the minor in Emergency Medical Services, please contact the College of Nursing and Health Sciences Office of Student Services. 


At any given time, due to fluctuations in demand for the minor in Emergency Medical Services, the program reserves the right to cap enrollment in the minor. Courses may not be taken pass/fail.

Other Information

Students must maintain a 2.0 or greater GPA in all coursework for the minor in order to be awarded the minor degree on the academic transcript.