Averaging more than 1,800 calls a year, UVM Rescue is one of the only student-operated advance life support rescue squads in the country.

About the Minor

The Emergency Medical Services minor is available to all UVM degree students. The minor consists of 17 credit hours and provides an opportunity to focus on advanced practice, teaching or research.

Students must maintain a 2.0 or greater GPA in all required coursework in order to be awarded the minor degree on the academic transcript. Courses may not be taken pass/fail.


HLTH 003 - Medical Terminology (2 credits)
HLTH 153 - Emergency Medical Technician (6 credits)
Two courses from the following:
HLTH 195 - Intermediate Special Topics (EMS Teaching Assistant)
HLTH 051 - Wilderness First Responder
SURG 200 - Emergency Medicine Research I
HLTH 257 - Advanced EMT
SURG 201 - Emergency Medicine Research II

Other Information

The program reserves the right to cap enrollment. For more information, contact cnhs@uvm.edu.