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Career Area: Law, Public Safety and Security
Technical Diploma
Program Number: 30-531-9
Approximately Less Than 1 Year to Complete
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Emergency Medical Service (EMS) - Leadership and Management Careers

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Emergency Medical Service (EMS) - Leadership and Management Programs

Designed for experienced Emergency Medical Services (EMS) professionals and built upon the National Fire Academy’s Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education (FESHE) core curriculum, WCTC’s online-only EMS Leadership and Management program provides the knowledge and skills to those interested in functioning as a leader-manager within a fire-based or stand-alone EMS service.

Explore the basis of EMS systems, risk management and safety initiatives,
legal and regulatory requirements, quality management and research principles, and community risk reduction. Develop leadership and management strategies as applied to the rapidly changing world of providing EMS services.

  • Those interested in enrolling must possess a State EMS license or National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) certification (at any level).

  • Courses are taught by experienced EMS professionals who are experts in their field.

  • Each class features relevant coursework that can immediately be applied to the EMS agency or fire department.