Online Emergency Medical Services - Mobile Integrated Healthcare (PSLA)

The emergency medical services - mobile integrated healthcare concentration of the online Master of Public Safety Leadership and Administration (PSLA) provides students with the necessary skills to help save lives as a pre-hospital emergency care practitioner.
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Quick facts

Next start date: 05/18/2020


Total classes: 11

Weeks per class: 7.5

Total credit hours: 33

Details

The emergency medical services - mobile integrated healthcare concentration is a part of the Masters of Public Safety Leadership and Administration is offered by the Watts College of Public Service & Community Solutions through ASU Online. The 33-hour program can be completed in as little as one year. A culminating experience is a required element in the program. These mentored, applied projects tie theory to practice. In doing so, they represent opportunities for students to make direct and positive impacts in their home communities.

Students pursuing an emergency medical services degree will have a practical understanding of public health, public safety and health care systems. During the EMS-MIH concentration, students will develop analytical, decision-making, management and leadership skills, providing them with the knowledge you need to influence organizational change, develop programs, and solve problems in EMS agencies. Students receive a multidisciplinary perspective to prepare them for an entrepreneurial and transformative role in emergency care systems. Our curriculum incorporates the latest trends in community paramedicine and mobile integrated healthcare delivery.

Learn to transform pre-hospital health care systems to better manage the health of populations, reduce the cost of health care, and improve the patient quality of care experience. After graduation, EMS students can use their degree toward potential opportunities in public, private, and nonprofit EMS agencies, as well as hospitals, public health departments, behavioral and social service agencies, and managed care organizations.

In the PSLA program, students have the option to choose a concentration:

Featured courses


Program core

PAF 505: Public Policy Analysis


Program core

PAF 506: Public Budgeting and Finance


Program core

PAF 507: Public Human Resource Management


Program core

PAF 508: Organization Behavior


Program core

PAF 571: Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Analysis


Culminating experience

CPP 593: Applied Project


Concentration core

CPP 540: Foundations of Emergency Medical Services


Concentration core

CPP 550: Community Paramedicine – Mobile Integrated Healthcare


Related careers

Graduates with a Master of Public Safety Leadership and Administration in emergency medical services - mobile integrated health care have career opportunities illustrated in the following list. Career examples include but are not limited to those shown in the following list.

Paramedic

Firefighter

Ambulance dispatcher

Medical assistant

Emergency medical technician

Prestigious faculty

The impressive faculty in the Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions are inspiring the next generation of public service leaders through real-world solutions to issues around child welfare, safety, city management, human trafficking and water scarcity. Recent faculty highlights include:

  • Fellow of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences.
  • Fellow of the American Psychological Association.
  • Member of the National Academy of Public Administration.

Prestigious faculty

The impressive faculty in the Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions are inspiring the next generation of public service leaders through real-world solutions to issues around child welfare, safety, city management, human trafficking and water scarcity. Recent faculty highlights include:

  • Fellow of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences.
  • Fellow of the American Psychological Association.
  • Member of the National Academy of Public Administration.

Admission requirements

Applicants must fulfill the requirements of both the Graduate College and the Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions.

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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Best Online Master’s in Criminal Justice Programs, according to U.S. News & World Report.

Top 15


Best Public Affairs Programs, according to U.S. News & World Report. 

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