Applying for an EMS provider license
EMS providers now have the choice to apply for either EMS provider certification or EMS provider licensure. If seeking to convert a current certification to a license, a conversion application is available in your OATH account. To find the application, login to your OATH account and click on Applications>Continue on the left-hand menu. Look for the form named "EMS Provider Certification - Convert to License." EMS provider licensure is optional. For more information, please review the EMS provider licensing frequently asked questions page.
In addition to all other normal requirements for certification/licensure, the applicant must meet the following requirements:
One transcript establishing that the applicant has:
- Completed a four-year bachelor’s degree program from an accredited college or university in a field related to the health sciences; or
- Completed a four-year bachelor’s degree program from an accredited college or university in an equivalent field.
An equivalent field is defined as a four-year bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, which includes study of a minimum of forty semester credit hours from one or more of the following content areas:
|Business/finance||Emergency medical services||Communications|
Documentation of equivalent credit hours must be reviewed and approved by EMTS staff before a license can be issued.