Creighton University's Paramedicine Program offers two pathways for undergraduate study leading to a Bachelor of Science in Paramedicine the Tradition 4-Year Curriculum for both qualified high school applicants and non-traditional applicants as well as an on-line degree completion pathway to the baccalaureate degree for students who hold current national certification as paramedics.
The Bachelor of Science in Paramedicine curriculum offers a prescribed sequence of courses from the humanities, arts, social , and natural sciences and the specialty disciple as well as, lab, practicum, and field observation and internships in order to prepare the graduates for delivery of high quality, safe health care in a variety of settings and to diverse populations.
The Bachelor of Science in Paramedicine has track variations associated with the traditional 4-year curriculum to accommodate students with various professional interests including:
Bachelor of Science in Paramedicine - Pre-Accelerated Nursing Track
Bachelor of Science in Paramedicine - Pre-Medicine Track
Bachelor of Science in Paramedicine - Pre-Physician Assistant Track
These track offer student an opportunity to obtain a bachelor's degree in paramedicine while meeting course prerequisites for application into medicine or physician assistant programs.
Successful complete of the BS-Paramedicine program meets eligibility requirements for testing and certificate procedures as established by the National Registry of EMTs.
Bachelor of Science in Paramedicine Degree Requirements and Curriculum
Requirements for Graduation
A candidate for a Bachelor of Science in Paramedicine Degree must have earned a minimum of 128 semester hours of credit. A grade of C (2.0) must be earned in all required Paramedicine courses.
Magis Common Core Courses
The Creighton University Common Core requirements are a minimum of 33 semester hours.
|Critical Issues in Human Inquiry||3|
|COM 101||Digital Communication Lab||1|
|MTH 205||Mathematics for the Modern World||2|
|The Christian Tradition||3|
|PSY 201||Introductory Psychology||3|
|or ANT 113||Introduction to Anthropology: Social and Cultural Determinants of Health|
|or SOC 101||Introduction to Sociology: Self and Society|
|Global Perspectives in History||3|
|The Biblical Tradition||3|
|CHM 111||Fundamentals of General Chemistry||3|
|RSP 102||An Introduction to the Culture of College Life||1|
|General Electives: Select 28 credits from any discipline||28|
Paramedicine Support Courses:
|BIO 149||Biology for the Non-Science Major||3|
|or BIO 201||General Biology: Organismal and Population|
|or BIO 202||General Biology: Cellular and Molecular|
|EXS 111||Fundamentals of Human Anatomy||4|
|or BMS 311||Basic Human Anatomy|
|EXS 112||Fundamentals of Human Physiology||4|
|or BIO 449||Physiology|
|or EXS 320||Human Physiology|
|CHM 105||Introductory Chemistry||3|
|or CHM 111||Fundamentals of General Chemistry|
|or CHM 203||General Chemistry I|
|or CHM 205||General Chemistry II|
Paramedicine Major Requirements: 55 Credits
|PMC 101||Fundamentals of Paramedicine||4|
|PMC 403||Patient Assessment||3|
|PMC 406||Airway, Ventilation and Respiratory Emergencies||3|
|PMC 411||Special Patient Populations||3|
|PMC 414||Medical Emergencies I||5|
|PMC 415||Assessment Based Management||1|
|PMC 416||Medical Emergencies II||4|
|PMC 420||Clinical Practicum I||1|
|PMC 421||Field Observation||1|
|PMC 422||Clinical Practicum II||2|
|PMC 423||Field Experience||2|
|PMC 424||Clinical Practicum III||2|
|Paramedicine Electives: Select six credits 400-level or above: 1||6|
|Management of Paramedicine Systems|
|Special Topics in Paramedicine|
|Critical Care Paramedic|
|Directed Independent Readings|
|Directed Independent Study|
|Directed Independent Research|
Students pursing a Pre-Professional School curriculum may receive approval to apply courses from these areas toward PMC electives. Students should consult with advisors from their school of interest to ensure appropriate completion of entrance requirements. Individualized advice on courses is available from the Paramedicine department.
Students who have successfully completed PMC 301-PMC 425 courses are eligible to test for National Registry certification as a paramedic.