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Emergency Medical Services

at Ridgewater College

Program Details

  • Award: Certificate
  • Credits: 16
  • Delivery: Face-to-face where some online courses may be available or required.
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

the EMS curriculum will provide the technical skills to meet employment opportunities in the Emergency Medical Services field. Job classifications include: Emergency Medical Technician for Basic Life Support Ambulance Services, fire Department-Based BLS Services, Hospital Emergency Department Staff and scheduled BLS Transportation Services.

Program Locations

  • Ridgewater College, Hutchinson 55350
  • Ridgewater College, Willmar 56201

Labor Market Information

  • Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics

  • Median wage: $17.68/hour-Below the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
  • Ambulance Drivers and Attendants

  • Median wage: $11.96/hour-Well below the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
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Ridgewater College
Ridgewater College
2101 15th Ave NW Willmar, MN 56201 Toll-Free: (800) 722-1151 Local: (320) 222-5200 TTY: (800) 627-3529