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Frequently Asked Questions

Emergency Medical Services FAQs

How long is the EMT certificate program?

The EMT certificate program is one semester long and consists of three classes. Upon successful completion of these classes, you will be eligible to sit for the national EMT licensing exam.

Do I need to buy a uniform or have a physical exam prior to starting the program?

Physical exams, background checks, and uniforms will all be discussed during your first class meeting.

I have my EMT license and would like to apply to the Paramedic program. What do I need to do?

To qualify for the Paramedic program, you must submit a Paramedic Petition Form, and provide us with copies of your EMT license and transcripts. The petition is due by June 1 for the fall startup.

Do I need to complete a physical exam before I can begin this program?

No. The physical exam requirement will be discussed during your first day of class. You will take a physical examination form to your doctor and return it to our office after you begin class.