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Emergency Medical Technician

at Minnesota West Community and Technical College

Program Details

  • Award: Certificate
  • Credits: 7
  • Delivery: Partially online

About this Program

This certificate meets the initial requirements of the EMS Regulatory Board and the National Registry for EMTs for direct employment with an Emergency Ambulance Service, basic transport service, and emergency room, law enforcement or fire department. Successful completion of this course, the practical skills exam and the designated readiness written exams allows the student eligibility to take the National Registry Exam.

Program Locations

  • Minnesota West Community and Technical College, Canby 56220
  • Minnesota West Community and Technical College, Granite Falls 56241
  • Minnesota West Community and Technical College, Jackson 56143
  • Minnesota West Community and Technical College, Pipestone 56164
  • Minnesota West Community and Technical College, Worthington 56187

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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Minnesota West Community and Technical College
Minnesota West Community and Technical College
1450 Collegeway Worthington, MN 56187 Toll-Free: (800) 658-2330 Local: (800) 658-2330 TTY: (800) 658-2330 Email: info@mnwest.edu