2020-2021 Catalog Winter Update [Archived]

Emergency Medical Technology-Basic, COA

This one or two semester, ten-credit program prepares the student to work in the out-of-hospital setting as an entry level Emergency Medical Technician. Emphasis is placed on mastery of CPR, simple pharmacology for common medical emergencies, patient assessment, bandaging and splinting, vehicle extrication, and emergency childbirth. All credits in this program apply directly toward the emergency medical services AAS degree programs.

Medical First Responder: Students who begin the EMT basic sequence with EMT 105 will be eligible for National Registry of EMTs Certification and Michigan Department of Health and Human Services Licensing as a Medical First Responder upon successful completion of EMT 105.

Matriculation Sequence: Students already licensed as a Medical First Responder should submit appropriate paperwork to the Prior Learning Assessment Office in order to obtain equivalent credit for EMT 105. These students may begin the EMT basic course sequence by enrolling in EMT 111.

*Please note this program requires a special application packet. Please see a health careers pathway advisor or counselor for more information and visit the Emergency Medical Technology-Basic program page on our website for program information, FAQs, accreditation details, and more.

Certificate of Achievement

Required Courses

Course NumberTitleCredits
EMT 110Basic Emergency Medical Tech



EMT 105Medical First Responder



EMT 111EMT Basic I



EMT 112EMT Basic II


EMT 115EMT Clinical


Total Credit Hours: 10

Commission on Accreditation of
Allied Health Education Programs

1361 Park St.
Clearwater, FL 33756
(727) 210-2350
as recommended by
Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs
for the Emergency Medical Services Professions

8301 Lakeview Parkway, Suite 111-312
Rowlett, TX 75088
(214) 703-8445