School of Health Professions

Bachelor of Science in Emergency Health Sciences


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Our Online Bachelor of Science in Emergency Health Sciences program is not available to residents in some states.

Prior to applying for admission, please check to make sure it is available in your state.

Applicants must meet the basic requirements for admission to the Department of Emergency Health Sciences.

Admission to any EHS program does not guarantee eligibility for the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians or certification by Texas Department of State Health Services.  

Admission Requirements

Admissions application, application fee and official transcripts must be received by the University Registrar by the deadline to be considered on-time and eligible for review. 

UT Health San Antonio
Office of the University Registrar – MSC 7702
7703 Floyd Curl Drive
San Antonio TX 78229-3900

Current EMT-Paramedic Certification 

Required Semester Hours Subject TCCNS Course
3 English Composition I ENGL 1301
3 English Composition II ENGL 1302
3 History I HIST 1301
3 History II HIST 1302
3 Government I GOVT 2305
3 Government II (one of these courses must include Texas Government) GOVT 2306
3 Philosophy, Humanities, or Literature course
3 Arts, Drama, Dance or Music course
3 Psychology or Sociology
3 College Algebra or higher MATH 1314
12 3 Science courses with Lab

Coursework Notes

Students are allowed to co-enroll in the program while working to complete Texas Core requirements but must have 70% of core complete including one English, Math and Science course for acceptance.

Check course equivalencies for Texas institutions using the Texas Common Course Numbering System (TCCNS)


Official transcripts from each college and university currently or previously attended. Applicants who are enrolled in college courses at the time of application should submit an official transcript showing courses in progress.  

Transcripts from institutions outside the United States must be submitted in the original language and must be accompanied by a NACES Members evaluation agency English translation.

International Applicants

Program Information

Find more information on the Bachelors of Science in Emergency Health Sciences on the department page

Please refer to the University Catalog for the most current information. 

Recommended course sequence 


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