Certificate of Recognition in Emergency Medical Technician
Credits required 8
Stephen Rivard, Coordinator of Fire Science Technology
Program Goals Statement
The Emergency Medical Technician Certificate Program is designed to provide students with the skills and knowledge to pursue a career as an EMT. Successful completion of the program coursework qualifies students to sit for the State of Massachusetts EMT license examination. This State license is mandatory for all personnel who wish to pursue a career working on an ambulance. EMT licensure is also the first step in training for a career as a paramedic or with the fire service. EMT training is a valuable skill for those pursuing careers in the healthcare. EMT students gain practical experience by taking part in both hands-on activities and simulations.
- Successful completion of the program coursework will qualify students to sit for the State of Massachusetts EMT certification examination.
- EMT students will gain practical experience by taking part in both hands on activities and simulations.
- EMT certification is the first step in training for a career as a Paramedic or with the fire service.
- Courses transfer to the Fire Science Associate's degree program.
|FIR 170||Emergency Care I||
|FIR 171||Emergency Care II||
|Total Credit Hours:||8
Recommended Course Sequence - Semester 1