Admission information for the Bachelor of Science in Emergency Health Sciences program
Our Online Bachelor of Science in Emergency Health Sciences program is not available to residents in some states. Prior to applying for admission, please check to make sure it is available in your state.
May 1 for July enrollment (Fall admission)
November 1 for January enrollment (Spring admission)
All application materials, the application fee, official transcripts, and all supporting documents must be submitted to the UT Health Science Center Office of the Registrar by deadline.
All applicants must meet the basic requirements for admission to the UT Health Science Center San Antonio Department of Emergency Health Sciences.
The Bachelor of Science in Emergency Health Science degree is a degree-completion program. The UT Health Science Center San Antonio does not offer general education courses. Texas Core Curriculum courses must be obtained from other colleges or universities.
Students are allowed to co-enroll in the program while working to complete Texas Core requirements. Students must have all Texas Core courses completed no later than their enrollment for the final semester.
Completion of the Texas Core Curriculum:
- English Composition I and II, 6 semester credit hours
- College algebra or higher, 3 semester credit hours
- Any 3 science course with labs, 12 semester credit hours
- Any philosophy, language, humanities or literature course, 3 semester credit hours
- Any creative arts course in art, drama or music, 3 semester credit hours
- U.S. History I & U.S. History II, 6 semester credit hours
- Texas State & Local Government & American Government, 6 semester credit hours
- Any social/behavioral science, 3 semester credit hours
Additional Admission Requirements for the Bachelor of Science in EHS
- Completion of the Texas Common (ApplyTexas) Application
- Payment of the nonrefundable $60 application fee
- Minimum overall GPA of 2.0 (on a 4.0 scale)
- Documentation of EMT-Paramedic certification. Students who are currently enrolled in a Paramedic course or who have completed EMT coursework and are engaged in the credentialing process should provide a statement to this effect.
- Submission of official transcripts from each college and university currently or previously attended - Must be mailed directly to the Office of the University Registrar
- Applicants who are enrolled in college courses at the time of application should submit an official transcript showing courses in progress. An updated transcript must be submitted upon completion of the courses. Note: Transfer credits indicated on another school’s transcript are not accepted in lieu of submitting the original institution record for that coursework. Transcripts from institutions outside the United States must be submitted in the original language and must be accompanied by a NACES Members evaluation agency English translation for each course.
- International applicants only: Submit Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) scores with at least a score of 560 (paper) or 68 (internet). Scores on TOEFL test take more than two years prior to the date of application are not accepted.
For more information
About admission requirements and application process: Contact the School of Health Professions Office of Admissions and Special Programs:
About the program: Contact the Emergency Health Sciences Student Administrative Assistant, Consuelo Sandoval, or Assistant Professor/Clinical, Bruce Butterfras, or see the UT Health Science Center San Antonio course catalog.