Emergency medical technology programs are designed to prepare students to provide emergency care to patients experiencing acute medical or traumatic conditions in the out-of-hospital environment.
Different EMT programs:
Certificate in Emergency Medical Technician-Basic.
This program is a prerequisite for admission to the degree program.
Certificate in Emergency Medical Technician Paramedic.
This course provides graduates with an understanding of the recognition, assessment, supervision, and management of emergency medical situations. All components of the program meet or exceed the 1998 National Standard Curriculum by the U.S. Department of Transportation for paramedic education.
Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree in emergency medical technology.
This two-year program provides training at an advanced level and prepares students to seek alternative clinical and supervisory positions after graduation. This includes the advanced coursework needed to function as a critical care paramedic with ground or air medical transport systems, as well as the multi-skilling coursework necessary to prepare the graduate to function within emergency departments or other similar emergent care facilities. This coursework focuses on research and on organizational and managerial, as well as clinical, aspects of emergency services. Field experience, physician lectures, critical care clinical time and educational seminars are included.
Bachelor of Science in Applied Science (B.S.A.S.) degree with a major in allied health.
Students have the option of pursuing a bachelor’s degree program with an EMT track.s.
Students seeking more specialization in the allied health field can continue their studies by pursuing the allied health major, which leads to the Bachelor of Science in Applied Science degree. This program enables interested students to take advanced technical courses in emergency medical technology along with upper-division courses in allied health.