EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN
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*Mandatory orientation occurs approximately one week prior to start date
LIVE IN FLORIDA AND WANT TO EARN YOUR EMT DIPLOMA?
Apply to the EMT Program offered at the Altamonte Springs, Hollywood or Miami Campuses
emergency medical technician diploma
City College’s accelerated EMT Diploma Program provides students with the essential hands-on experience through labs and externships at local trauma centers, fire rescue departments, and ambulance services. This experience will help them prepare them for the real world of EMS after graduation and certification.
Earning an EMT Diploma from City College provides graduates with the necessary Basic Life Support skills and knowledge to become certified EMTs. Upon successful completion of the program, students will be eligible to apply to take the National Registry Skill Exam (NREMT).
- Online lectures + in-person lab
- Core coursework can be completed in as little as 12 weeks
- Trains students to think critically and respond in emergency situations
- Simulation labs
- Clinical externship and ride-alongs
- Financial assistance available to those who qualify
- EMT 1119 (Lecture)
- EMT 1119L (Lab)
- EMS 1120 (Clinical Education)
City College’s EMT Diploma program is offered in a blended format.
Subject to Monday-Thursday Schedule, from 9AM to 5PM
The program consists of the following components:
– Lecture – virtual synchronous classroom instruction
– Labs – on campus
– Clinical Rotations – 96 hours in total at affiliated hospitals, ambulance
agencies or fire departments.
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what do emergency medical technicians do?
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 2031** – faster than average. This means many exciting opportunities in this fast-paced field. City College helps prepare students with skills and competencies ranging from giving basic life support to responding with professionalism and respect in the most stressful situations.
Upon completion and national certification, graduates can seek employment with hospitals, ambulance services, cruise lines, oil rigs, theme parks, local government services, and more.
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* A quarter is made up of 10 weeks and students may carry 8 to 16 credits per quarter.
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