Emergency Medical Technician 

Photo of an ambulanceEmergency Medical Technicians are certified healthcare providers who are trained to respond, treat, and transport individuals in emergency situations. With the assistance of dispatchers, Advanced EMTs, and Paramedics, EMTs are an integral component of the Emergency Medical Team.

The Emergency Medical Technician certificate prepares students to work with the Emergency Medical System (EMS), and become state and nationally certified as an EMT-Basic. After receiving this training, students may choose to pursue additional training in the Emergency Medical System, to include Advanced EMT and Paramedic.

Our EMT Instructor has over 30 years of experience as a Paramedic, and over ten years of experience as an Instructor.

This program takes only two semesters to complete.

Students can expect to earn up to $25,000 annually.

According to the US Bureau of Labor and Statistics, the job outlook for Emergency Medical Technicians is expected to increase by 33% by 2020, much faster than average for all other employment types. This increase is expected to add over 75,000 jobs to the market. 
 
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Emergency Medical Technician

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Name of Program: Certificate, Emergency Medical Technician
Program Student Learning Outcomes:

• Provide basic emergency care required at the scene of a traumatic injury or emergency. 
• Demonstrate the skills for basic life-saving techniques and other emergency treatment.
• Work as a professional member of the emergency response team to provide quality, comprehensive care.

2014 Licensure/Certification First-Time Pass Rate: 100%