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Program Details: Emergency Medical Technician

 

The Emergency Medical Technician program prepares individuals to recognize, assess, and manage medical emergencies in the pre-hospital environment. This program will develop the student's confidence, knowledge, and skills in performing critical assessment and management of patients with medical and trauma-related life threats. It also focuses on the development of an EMT’s critical role as a team member during patient crisis situations. This program includes instruction in emergency medical services, medical, legal and ethical issues, pharmacology, anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, patient assessment and treatment, and emergency medical services operations.

*Note: This is a dual enrollment program. For more information, please visit the Dual Enrollment page.

 
License or Certification Information: https://www.nremt.org/EMT/Certification 
Career Pathway: Emergency Medical Technician, Emergency Room Tech, Nursing, Physician Assistant, Medical School Prerequisites, Paramedic
Occupational Profile:  https://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/29-2041.00
 

 

 

Program Courses and Course Sequence:
  • Intro to Emergency Medical Technician - 2 semesters - 3 credits
  • Emergency Medical Technician I - 1 semester - 1.5 credits
  • Emergency Medical Technician II - 1 semester - 1.5 credits
Pre/Co Requisites:
  • 6 high school credits (required)
  • 2.0 GPA (recommended)
  • 9th grade reading level (students will be tested)
  • Seniors only - successful completion of Intro to Emergency Medical Technician or 1 credit of Biology, or 1 credit of Anatomy and Physiology 
Length of Program: 2 -4 semesters
 
College Credit: College credit may be available
 
Technology Requirements: Computer access with Windows OS, Adobe Reader, webcam, microphone and anti-virus protection.
 
ADE Program Standards:  https://www.azed.gov/cte/ems/
Supply Fees:
Year 1 - estimated supply fee $85
Year 2 - estimated supply fee $192
 
Adult Tuition* Blended Program:
Year 1 - $4,885.00
Year 2 - $4,885.00
Note: Adult students have the option to skip year 1)

*This program does not qualify for Federal Financial Aid. Affordable payment plans are available. This program is not approved under COE Accreditation and is not eligible for post-secondary credit.
Start Date End Date Days Times Campus
July 24, 2024 May 20, 2025

Monday- Friday, (daily)

8:00 a.m. - 10:35 a.m. Main Campus
July 24, 2024 May 20, 2025

Monday- Friday (daily)

12:00 p.m. - 2:35 p.m. Main Campus

 


 
Program Details

Emergency Medical Technician

Location: Main Campus  

Monday through Friday

8:00 - 10:35 am
or
12:00 - 2:35 pm
 
See Calendar for EVIT school dates

 


 
LICENSE/CERTIFICATIONS & CREDITS
EMT Certification (NREMT)