Emergency Medical Technician – EMT

Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)Program

Program Description

The Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) program is designed to prepare qualified individuals to become safe and competent emergency medical technicians in a variety of healthcare settings and facilities. EMTs critically assess, evaluate, and treat medical and trauma patients and may work on ambulances, in fire departments or hospital emergency departments, or on search and rescue teams. The program consists of 178 hours of theory and clinical experience led by successful healthcare practitioners which may include paramedics, firefighters, nurses, and EMTs. Upon successful completion of the course, students are eligible for the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technician examination. After successful completion of this proficiency examination, certification is granted by the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians. Students are also eligible to apply for certification in their local county. The program length average 5- 6 weeks. 

Delivery Format: Hybrid

Admission Requirements To be eligible for the EMT program, students must possess:

  • High School Diploma or GED or equivalent
  • Be at least 18 years old.
  • Have a valid Social Security Number

Program Participation Requirements:

  • Be in good physical and mental health verified by a health practitioner through a physical examination and tuberculosis screening. The following immunizations are required: MMR Vaccination (Measles, Mumps, Rubella), TB Test- (Tuberculosis) and the test must be within the past 6 months before the class start date. If known to be PPD positive, must have a negative chest x-ray.
  • Pass a criminal background screening.
  • Speak, read, and write the English language.
  • Possess proficient computer skills, including navigating operating systems, managing files, using common office applications, and engaging in online communication, as computer literacy is essential for academic success and program readiness.

Job Classification Code: The EMT program prepares graduates for the following job classifications as classified by the United States Department of Labor: Code: 29-2042- Emergency Medical Technician.

Description of Instruction Provided: The instruction provided in the EMT program includes classroom lectures, skills lab, and clinical training.

Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Program Objectives:

  1. Develop a comprehensive understanding of the principles and practices of emergency medical care.
  2. Demonstrate effective communication skills with patients, families, and healthcare professionals.
  3. Apply critical thinking skills to assess patient needs and respond appropriately to emergency situations.
  4. Demonstrate proficiency in basic EMT skills such as patient assessment, airway management, and basic life support.
  5. Understand legal and ethical issues in emergency care and adhere to professional standards.
  6. Gain hands-on experience through supervised clinical training in emergency care settings.

Emergency Medical Technician Program Fees 

Program Deposit fee ( non-refundable)$250 (non-refundable)
Course materials fee$250 (non-refundable and non-returnable)
Insurance fee$250
Background check fee$150 (non-refundable)
Lab fee$95 (non-refundable)
Student tuition recovery fee$5 (non-refundable)
Tuition fee$1,000 ($5.62 per clock hour)
Total charges paid to institution$2,000
Textbook fee$195
Physical exam, TB test, and flu vaccine fee$60
Uniform and shoes fee$150
Blood pressure kit fee$30
NREMT examination fee$90
EMSA registry fee$75
County EMS certification fee$70
Total additional charges paid to third party$670
Schedule of estimated total charges for entire educational program$2,670

Incidental Charges
Make-up Days  $200/day