Online & accredited medical trade schools and vocational colleges with emergency medical technician and advanced EMT training programs. Online options available for learning to perform CPR, oxygen administration, take vital signs, spinal immobilization, and basic airway management.
How much do paramedics make?: EMTs and Paramedics 2015 average salary was $31,980 per year. As compared to RN‘s who made $67,490 and physician assistants who made $98,180 during the same year.
Schools with Online EMT and Advanced EMT Programs
- Northwestern College
- Allegany College
- South College
- Brightwood College
- Iowa Central Community College
- Fortis Institute
- Florida Career College
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