EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN

Degree Type
Diploma

Locations
Altamonte Springs
Fort Lauderdale
Gainesville
Hollywood

Program Length
28 Weeks

Help yourself by helping others, with a career AS AN EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN!

When every second matters, trained Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) bring a range of skills to the situation. They think and act quickly, working as a team to care for patients in emergency situations. The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects a 7% growth in EMT positions through 2028** – faster than average. This means many exciting opportunities in this fast-paced field. City College helps prepare you, with skills and competencies ranging from giving Basic Life Support to responding with professionalism and respect in the most stressful situations.

Upon completion of this EMT diploma program, you will be eligible to sit for the National Registry EMT Exam. You’ll also become certified in Basic Life Support for healthcare providers. All of this training prepares you to seek entry-level employment as an Emergency Medical Technician.

The best way to see if City College is the right fit for you is to see it for yourself!

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What You Will Learn

This accelerated EMT diploma program from City College prepares you in just 28 weeks. We’ll train you in the knowledge, skills, and discipline required to deliver critical care under pressure, communicate clearly and effectively, and advocate for patients.

Program Highlights

  • The basics of anatomy and physiology
  • The ability to think professionally and respond quickly in an emergency situation
  • Competent use of body substance isolation equipment
  • Basic Life Support skills
  • Cultural sensitivity—how to understand and respond to others

CORE COURSES

  • Introduction to Emergency Medical Technician
  • Emergency Medical Technician I
  • Emergency Medical Technician II
  • Personal Development
  • Principles of Psychology

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Career Opportunities

Having a Diploma from City College could be the thing that tips the scales in your favor when you’re going after that dream job. And nearly all employers and healthcare organizations prefer to hire personnel with documented training. Not to mention, you’ll emerge certified in Basic Life Support. This program will also help you prepare for the EMT and Paramedic licensure examination. Once you complete the program, you’ll be eligible and prepared to take the EMT Certification. Graduates are qualified to seek employment at:

Ambulance Services

Hospitals

Local Government Services

IS A CAREER IN EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY RIGHT FOR YOU? Take Our Quiz!

The fun, online quiz takes 3 minutes to complete and you’ll get a personalized report. Identify your strengths and social style, plus the training and positions you’re best suited for.

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* A quarter is made up of 11 weeks and students may carry 8 to 16 credits per quarter.

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