Point Park University's certificate in emergency medical services administration is designed to help current emergency medical technicians and paramedics with all of the other duties involved in managing emergency services that do not directly involve patient care such as personnel management, occupational safety and health, and program evaluation. From improving your personnel supervision skills to building community awareness, this 18-credit certificate can be the key to your success.
This certificate program, developed from the Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education program of the National Fire Academy, takes your work experience and public safety training to a new level of leadership and management to help you advance your department and your career.
The following courses are offered in the EMS administration certificate program:
- Foundations of Emergency Medical Services
- EMS Management
- EMS Community Risk Reduction
- EMS Safety and Risk Management
- Legal, Political, and Regulatory Issues in EMS
- EMS Quality and Performance Management
These courses can also be used to earn a minor in EMS administration or to help you on your way to earning a bachelor's degree in public administration. Also, many of your current Pennsylvania Department of Health, National Board of Fire Service Professional Qualifications and International Fire Service Accreditation Congress certifications can count toward college credit in our public administration program.