Emergency Medical Services

Program Admissions

The application for admission deadline has passed for the 2021-2022 academic year. The 2021 application packet is available here for your reference only.

Submit applications to and/or for more information contact:

Rachel Stewart, Academic Advisor for College of Health Sciences
Dixie State University
225 South University Avenue
St. George, Utah 84770
Phone: 435-652-7695
Email: Rachel.Stewart@dixie.edu

Please Note:

  • To be considered for admission to the Paramedic program, an applicant must first be accepted as a Dixie State University student. Everything one needs to know about applying to DSU can be found on the Admissions website.
  • Certification as a State of Utah EMT or AEMT is required prior to the application deadline for the Paramedic program.
    • For more information on Utah certification/reciprocity click here.
    • This certification must remain valid for the course of the program.

What Does the Job Entail?

The paramedic must be a confident leader who can accept the challenge and high degree of responsibility entailed in the position.

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All you need to know before you apply to ensure you’re eligible for acceptance.

Admission Requirements


View our academic catalog to learn what courses you need before starting your professional certification or degree.

Program Prerequisites

AT&T Scholarships 2020

Now, more than ever, AT&T Foundation scholarships will make a difference by supporting Dixie State University students through the Emergency Medical Services program and adding to the ever-increasing need for healthcare workers during this global pandemic.

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Malinda Whipple

Program Director

Email: Malinda.Whipple@dixie.edu

Phone: 435-879-4950

Office: Taylor 206

Rachel Stewart

Academic Advisor

Email: Rachel.Stewart@dixie.edu

Phone: 435-652-7695

Office: HPC 339

Kathryn Preiss

Administrative Assistant

Email: Kathryn.Preiss@dixie.edu

Phone: 435-879-4820

Office: Taylor 207/HPC 322