EMT Training Programs


Medical trade schools and technical colleges with accredited Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) and Advanced aEMT training programs. Online and classroom options available for learning to perform CPR, oxygen administration, take vital signs, spinal immobilization, and basic airway management.

Schools with EMT and Advanced EMT Programs

All schools listed are accredited and offer financial aid assistance to students who qualify.

Average Time & Cost of EMT Training

Medical Vocational and Healthcare Trade Schools require 120-150 hours worth of coursework to fulfill their EMT course requirements.

EMT training costs about $750-$1,800 at a private school and $200-$1,000 at a public schools and community colleges. For EMT Basic a University Programs will cost $800-$1,000 and will be 1-3 months long.

EMT School Prerequisites: Each state has its individual minimum requirements, but they are all aligned at the following:

  • 18 years old
  • High school equivalent
  • Valid driver’s license
  • CPR Certification
  • Basic math and reading

How much do paramedics make? 2017 average salary was $33,380 per year or $16.05 per hour. The top 10% earned more than $56,990.

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