Accredited Colleges Offering EMT Technician Degrees

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Every day, thousands of people's lives depend on the rapid response and work of emergency medical technicians (EMTs) who work as medical first responders in ambulances. EMTs may be called to help with incidents as varied as car crashes, to heart attacks, to slips, to childbirth, and many more. EMTs are also frequently required to be present at large public events in case of an emergency that might arise. In an emergency, EMTs are dispatched by 911 operators and often work alongside firefighters and police to help resolve a situation. Once on the scene, the EMT is not trying to fix the patient's problem so much as they want to stabilize them enough to be able to transport them to a hospital for more professional care.

On the scene, EMTs are trained to assess the critical problems and follow rigid procedures to help stabilize the patient. EMTs use specialized equipment such as neck braces and back boards to immobilize patients for transport in order to prevent further injury and worsening of current conditions before arrival at a hospital.

Once a patient has been taken to a hospital, EMTs transport the patient to the emergency area and report on the condition of the patient to the doctors and nurses on staff. In cases of extreme emergency, EMTs may also be asked to help with the care of a patient at the hospital while doctors are otherwise disposed helping other patients in more urgent condition. The EMTs work may also occasionally extend to the transportation of patients from one hospital to another for special treatment.

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Accredited Colleges Offering EMT Technician Degrees
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Medical Careers Institute Annual Tuition --- Recommend Rate Add Review
13 Programs, 1 in EMT Technician (view all)
Campuses: Greensboro, Raleigh
  • Emergency Medical Services - Associate's
McCann School of Business and Technology Annual Tuition $9,352 - $10,296 Recommend Rate Add Review
44 Programs, 1 in EMT Technician (view all)
Campuses: Monroe, Shreveport
  • Paramedic - Associate in Specialized Technology
Fortis College Annual Tuition $11,153 - $26,387 Recommend Rate 100% (1 review)
42 Programs, 2 in EMT Technician (view all)
Campuses: Mobile, Dothan, Montgomery, Foley
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Adult Center for Education
Campuses: Zanesville
Annual Tuition $7,803 Recommend Rate Add Review
Aims Community College
Campuses: Greeley
Annual Tuition $10,424 Recommend Rate Add Review
Albany Technical College
Campuses: Albany
Annual Tuition $4,574 Recommend Rate Add Review
All-State Career School-Allied Health Campus
Campuses: Essington
Annual Tuition $20,680 Recommend Rate Add Review
Allan Hancock College
Campuses: Santa Maria
Annual Tuition $6,666 Recommend Rate Add Review
Allen County Community College
Campuses: Iola, Burlingame
Annual Tuition $2,304 Recommend Rate Add Review
Altamaha Technical College
Campuses: Jesup, Hazlehurst, Brunswick
Annual Tuition $4,576 Recommend Rate Add Review
Alvin Community College
Campuses: Alvin
Annual Tuition $3,670 Recommend Rate Add Review
Amarillo College
Campuses: Amarillo, Dumas, Hereford
Annual Tuition $4,362 Recommend Rate Add Review
American Indian OIC Inc
Campuses: Minneapolis
Annual Tuition $5,100 Recommend Rate Add Review
American Medical Academy
Campuses: Miami
Annual Tuition $10,300 Recommend Rate Add Review
American National University
Campuses: Parkersburg, Princeton
Annual Tuition $11,442 - $11,550 Recommend Rate Add Review
American River College
Campuses: Sacramento
Annual Tuition $7,200 Recommend Rate Add Review
Angelina College
Campuses: Lufkin
Annual Tuition $4,560 Recommend Rate Add Review
Anna Maria College
Campuses: Paxton
Annual Tuition $32,134 Recommend Rate Add Review
Anne Arundel Community College
Campuses: Arnold
Annual Tuition $11,400 Recommend Rate Add Review
Anoka Technical College
Campuses: Anoka
Annual Tuition $5,590 Recommend Rate Add Review
Apollo Career Center
Campuses: Lima
Annual Tuition $10,260 Recommend Rate Add Review
Arapahoe Community College
Campuses: Littleton, Castle Rock, Parker
Annual Tuition $11,961 Recommend Rate Add Review
Arizona Western College
Campuses: Yuma, San Luis, Parker
Annual Tuition $7,895 Recommend Rate Add Review
Arkansas Northeastern College
Campuses: Blytheville, Burdette, Osceola, Paragould
Annual Tuition $3,634 Recommend Rate Add Review
Arkansas State University-Mountain Home
Campuses: Mountain Home
Annual Tuition $4,080 Recommend Rate Add Review
Arkansas State University-Newport
Campuses: Newport, Marked Tree, Jonesboro
Annual Tuition $5,266 Recommend Rate Add Review
Arkansas Tech University
Campuses: Russellville
Annual Tuition $10,374 Recommend Rate Add Review
Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College
Campuses: Asheville, Candler, Marshall
Annual Tuition $7,119 Recommend Rate Add Review
Ashland Community and Technical College
Campuses: Ashland
Annual Tuition $12,096 Recommend Rate Add Review
Athens Technical College
Campuses: Athens
Annual Tuition $4,566 Recommend Rate Add Review
Atlanta Technical College
Campuses: Atlanta
Annual Tuition $4,584 Recommend Rate Add Review
Auburn Career Center
Campuses: Concord Twp
Annual Tuition $12,950 Recommend Rate Add Review
Augusta Technical College
Campuses: Augusta, Grovetown, Thomson, Waynesboro
Annual Tuition $4,538 Recommend Rate Add Review

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