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Certificate in Emergency Medical Technician (EMT Basic)

The Emergency Medical Technician Program is designed for individuals interested in beginning a career in Emergency Medical Services.

How You'll Do It

Through lectures and labs, you will learn patient care in the pre-hospital setting from instructors who’ve come face to face with those high-pressure situations. You’ll gain a foundation for providing emergency medical care and master the basic life support skill necessary for pre-hospital care. Through that training you’ll gain the skills to successfully pass the National Registry for EMTs exam.

If you are also interested in a career in the hospital setting, you can also benefit from the introduction to Anatomy and Physiology, cardiac arrest care through American Heart Association BLS Healthcare Provider CPR course, bleeding control and trauma care.


6 Weeks Accelerated Course 
Monday/Tuesday/Thursdays, from 5:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. and Saturdays from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  
Note: The accelerated course is contingent on a minimum number of students 

Tuition is $1,200 for the regular and accelerated non-credit sections of EMT Basic. Cost of books is included.

Course Description: EMS 121 – EMT
Completion of 8-hour American Heart Association Healthcare Provider Course.  Learn skills in basic life support in medical and trauma emergencies, as well as terrorism awareness and the FEMA Incident Command Structure. The course is a combination of lecture and lab skills. You will be required to document 8-hours of observation time in a hospital Emergency Department or Rescue. 

Course Dates Starting - January 24, 2019
Tuesday/Thursday 6pm-10pm and two Saturday a month 8am-4pm

Application & Payment Instructions

Tuition is $1,200 for the regular and accelerated non-credit sections of EMT Basic. Cost of books is included. 

To apply and pay by check, please click below to non-credit application.

EMT Basic Application Form


To pay by credit card, please click below to our online payment and registration site. 

EMT Basic Morning  (CEPEM-1000)

EMT Basic Evening (CEPEM-1000)



Required Courses (1 course)

EMS 121 EMT Basic
Course Descriptions

EMS 121 – EMT Basic
Completion of a 6-hour American Heart Association for Health Care Providers or the Red Cross Professional Rescuer and consent of the SCS Dean Students will learn Skills in Basic Life Support, Respiratory Emergencies, Trauma Emergencies, vehicle extrication, and a new section on Terrorism awareness as it pertains to EMS. There will also be sections on medication administration, use of Automated External Defibrillators, and ambulance operations. Students will also be required to document 8 hours of observation time in a hospital Emergency Room.
(6 Credits) Fall, Spring, Summer I