Emergency Medical Services

Program Admissions

Paramedic Application


The application for admission for the 2024-2025 academic year is now open. The deadline has been extended to June 21st 2024. The application is available here

For more information on the Paramedic program contact Kat Preiss, Academic Advisor or Malinda Whipple, Program Director (please see contact information below).

Please Note:

  • To be considered for admission to the Paramedic program, an applicant must first be accepted as a Utah Tech University student. Everything one needs to know about applying to UT can be found on the Admissions website.
  • Certification as a State of Utah EMT or AEMT is required prior to the start date of the Paramedic program.
    • For more information on Utah certification/reciprocity click here.
    • This certification must remain valid for the course of the program.
  • Applicants will be admitted into the program without discrimination as to age, sex, creed, ethnic origin or marital status and must be able to demonstrate physical abilities sufficient to pass each course.
  • Due to the unique structure and accreditation of each Paramedic program, the Paramedic program at Utah Tech University does not accept transfer students from other Paramedic programs.

What Does the Job Entail?

The paramedic must be a confident leader who can accept the challenge and high degree of responsibility entailed in the position.

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All you need to know before you apply to ensure you’re eligible for acceptance.

Admission Requirements


View our academic catalog to learn what courses you need before starting your professional certification or degree.

Program Prerequisites

AT&T Scholarships

Now, more than ever, AT&T Foundation scholarships will make a difference by supporting Utah Tech University students through the Emergency Medical Services program and adding to the ever-increasing need for healthcare workers during this global pandemic.

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Malinda Whipple

Program Director

Email: Malinda.Whipple@utahtech.edu

Phone: 435-879-4950

Office: Taylor 206

Kat Preiss

Academic Advisor

Email: Kat.Preiss@utahtech.edu

Phone: 435-652-7695

Office: HPC 347

Katie Reeves

Administrative Assistant

Email: katie.reeves@utahtech.edu

Phone: 4358794820

Office: Taylor 258