Emergency Medical Technology

SAVE LIVES

For you, it’s more than a career. It’s a calling. Becoming an emergency medical technician (EMT) offers you an exciting and rewarding career as a healthcare provider. EMTs provide emergency medical care and transportation to the ill and injured. If you are an individual who responds well in a dynamic environment and possesses confidence, compassion and competence, you should consider a career as an emergency medical technician.

WHERE THE JOBS ARE • CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

EMT is an entry level training course for careers such as paramedicine, physician assistant, nursing and medicine. Many vocational occupations, such as fire service, lifeguard, law enforcement and search and rescue, require EMT certification. Industry's demand for trained and certified emergency medical technicians is rapidly increasing and expanding into other areas of allied healthcare.

CERTIFICATES & DEGREES

  • National Registry Emergency Medical Technician
  • Emergency Medical Technician-Defibrillation/Esophageal Tracheal Airway Device (EMT-DC) & King Airway
  • EMT-Basic Recertification Training
  • Certificate of Completion

San Diego Miramar College is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.

ENROLLMENT

Enrollment is open to high school graduates and persons at least 18 years of age, with or without a high school diploma or under 18 with special/counselor approval. Applicants should be physically fit.

COSTS

San Diego Miramar College is a community college with low enrollment fees established by the California State Legislature. Veteran’s Affairs (VA) benefits, scholarships, and other financial aid are available to qualifying students.

NEED MORE INFORMATION?

Admissions Office • (858) 536-7844 • (619) 388-7844

Counseling Office • (858) 536-7840 • (619) 388-7840

Fire Technology Program • (619) 388-7200

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