2011 - 2012 General Catalogue 
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2011 - 2012 General Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Pre-Professional Program, Emergency Medical Services

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Pre-Professional Program

UWA has a linkage program in cooperation with Wallace State Community College in Hanceville, Alabama, in various fields of allied health. Students complete academic course work at UWA, then apply to transfer to the professional phase of the program at Wallace State Community College. Students completing the program will be awarded the associate degree from Wallace State. Acceptance into the clinical phase is on a competitive basis as students throughout the state compete for available positions. Students should see UWA Health Linkage Coordinator for additional information.

All associate degree programs at Wallace State require completion of the following courses at UWA with a grade of “C” or higher in each course counted toward the degree:

Total: 32 hours


  • Additional courses are required by each allied health field. These courses along with total semester hour requirement and description are given below for each of the allied health fields.

Emergency Medical Services

The Emergency Medical Services program has four levels of competency. The first level is EMT-Basic, the second level is EMT- Intermediate, the third level is EMT-Paramedic, the fourth level is the Associate Degree. Graduates of these four levels qualify for employment with fire and rescue departments, ambulance services, industries, and emergency departments of medical facilities.

Total: 29 hours


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