Online Master of Public Safety Leadership and Administration – Emergency Medical Services – Mobile Integrated Healthcare
Arizona State University’s Master of Public Safety Leadership and Administration with a concentration in emergency medical services – mobile integrated healthcare program equips you with the important skills in community paramedicine and health systems design needed further your EMS career.
Next start date: 03/11/2024
Total classes: 11
Weeks per class: 7.5
Total credit hours: 33
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Prepare for leadership roles with this EMS master’s degree concentration
Emergency medical services (EMS) is the practice of providing acute medical care to people outside of a hospital setting. EMS professionals, such as paramedics or EMS administrators, organize, prepare for and provide emergency health care in critical situations.
This program emphasizes the present-day objectives of emergency medical care, including mobile health care delivery and community paramedicine. Throughout this program, you’ll learn how to implement solutions and strategies to improve the patient care experience in mobile integrated health care and design emergency medical systems that better serve your community. Upon graduation, you’ll be in a position to compete for leadership employment opportunities in public, private and nonprofit EMS agencies or explore other opportunities in hospitals and behavioral and social service agencies.
Is this program similar to a master’s in paramedicine?
While this master’s degree offers courses in paramedicine through the EMS concentration, coursework also features general public safety leadership and administration teachings. For this reason, this program isn’t similar to a master’s solely focusing on paramedicine.
Who’s a good candidate for this EMS master’s degree concentration?
This online EMS master’s degree concentration is ideal for students interested in entrepreneurial and leadership roles in emergency care systems, such as administering emergency teams and organizations within mobile integrated health care.
Online EMS master’s courses
Coursework equips you with the relevant knowledge and experience needed to stand out among the health care industry and improve emergency care systems. With classes in organizational structure, public policy administration and health care finance, you’ll gain the well-rounded skills that are important for a career in emergency health care leadership and administration.
Geographic Information Systems and Analysis
Program Evaluation for Emergency Management and Homeland Security
Public Budgeting and Finance
Public Human Resource Management
Community Paramedicine – Mobile Integrated Healthcare
Foundations of Emergency Medical Services
Healthcare Systems and Design
The jobs an EMS master’s degree concentration prepares you for
Upon completion of this program, you’ll be prepared to lead and improve EMS teams in mobile integrated health care. Your acquired knowledge and skills will set you apart for leadership positions in different types of EMS agencies, such as hospitals, public health departments and managed care organizations. Potential roles that you’ll be prepared to lead and manage include, but aren’t limited to:
How to apply
Applicants interested in the Master of Public Safety Leadership and Administration with a concentration in emergency medical services – mobile integrated healthcare must fulfill the requirements of both the Graduate College and the Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions.
You can apply for this master’s program if you’ve earned a bachelor's or master's degree in criminology or criminal justice, public administration or public service, sociology or social work, public safety or fire service management, parks and recreation management, applied sciences or another closely related field from a regionally accredited college or university.
Nationally recognized public service programs
The Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions is a comprehensive public service college dedicated to addressing social problems through teaching, research and service. Our public service programs, from public policy, to social work, to criminal justice, to emergency management, are designed to help prepare our diverse student body to make a difference in the community.
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