Overview

The Emergency Medical Technician certificate covers the skills needed to provide the first level of pre-hospital care in the Emergency Medical Services system.

An EMT is prepared to care for patients at the scene of an accident or illness and while transporting patients by ambulance to the hospital. The EMT has the skills needed to assess a patient’s condition and manage medical and trauma emergencies.

Accreditation

The EMT-Basic certificate program is approved by the Ohio Department of Public Safety, Division of Emergency Medical Services.

Credentialing: After successful completion of the certificate program, students are eligible to take the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians cognitive and practical examinations.

Contacts

Program Chair

Program Associate

Career Outlook

Graduates Are Prepared To

  • Care for patients at the scene of an accident or illness
  • Assess a patient’s condition and manage medical and trauma emergencies
  • Take the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians cognitive and practical examinations.

Representative Job Titles For Graduates

  • EMT, Emergency Medical Technician

Graduate Employment Outlook

Employment of emergency medical technicians (EMTs) and paramedics is projected to grow 23 percent through 2022, much faster than the average for all occupations.

$31,020 median annual salary

Graduate Starting Salary Projections

Education Options

Representative Co-Op/Clinical/Intern Site

  • TriHealth Hospitals
  • Fire and EMS Departments in the Greater Cincinnati Area

Contacts

Program Chair

Program Associate

Curriculum

Effective 2021-2022 academic year

Emergency Medical Technician—Basic Certificate (EMTC)

Program Prerequisites: ENG 085 Applications of College Reading and Writing or appropriate placement test score.

Semester 1 Lec Lab Credits
EMS 110 Emergency Medical Technician Theory and Practice 5 4 7
Total Credits: 5 4 7

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