UMBC Emergency Health Services Department
The Department of Emergency Health Services offers a unique opportunity for the education of future Emergency Medical Services, Emergency Public Health, and Emergency Management professionals. This is accomplished by providing a broad liberal-arts and sciences education which enhances the graduate employment opportunities as pre-hospital providers, policy makers, and managers.The Department of Emergency Health Services also provides a cutting edge education for advancement to graduate, medical, and professional studies. The Graduate program is primarily focused on preparing professionals for leadership roles in Disaster Health, Emergency Public Health and Policy Development. The two-track curriculum is designed to provide graduate level training and education to health care providers, researchers, educators, policy makers, and administrators. An Education concentration can be combined with either track. A post-baccalaureate certificate in Emergency Management is also offered. As of Fall 2017, in conjunction with the Department of Public Policy, we now offer a Ph.D. program with concentrations in Emergency Health and Emergency Management.