Emergency Medical Technician

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An Emergency Medical Technician Certificate will be issued upon successful completion of this program. This attests to the students' preparedness for baic medical, pre-hospital emergancy care and jobs with the fire department and private ambulance companies. Students who successfully complete this program will be eligible to take the Maryland Institute of Emergerncy Medical Services Systems (MIEMSS) EMT certification exam. MIEMSS will award a certification card to those who pass the written and practical exams and are affiliated with an EMS service.

Do you like people? Would you like to work on a team that helps people? If yes, then maybe a career as an EMT is for you. Peoples lives often depend on the quick reaction and competent care of emergency medical technicians (EMTs) and paramedics.

The EMT program is a collaborative partnership with the Prince George’s County Fire and Emergency Medical Service Department. Each follows the state-wide protocols for training through its alliance with the Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems (MIEMSS) and is designed to prepare students for both state and national certification exams

Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Program (this program is now a credit one and is eligible for financial aid) 

  • evening classes
  • 183 hour two-part program includes both lecture and a hands-on clinical component
  • state of the art classroom
  • offered in the spring and summer/fall semesters
  • prepares students for the Maryland and National Registry EMT certification exams
  • conveniently located

All candidates must meet the following requirements:

        •  Be a high school graduate 18 years or older
        •  Get a score of 79 or higher on the reading placement test or provide proof of college credits
        •  Have the physical ability to lift and carry approximately 40 lbs. 
        •  Be able to pass a background check
        •  Provide proof of a negative TB test