Emergency Medical Technician

Technical Diploma
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Why choose Emergency Medical Technician?

  • EMTs are crucial members of first-response teams who administer life-saving care to the critically ill and injured.
  • Learn all aspects of emergency medical care, both medical and trauma situations, sanctioned by the Wisconsin Division of Health, at the basic level.
  • Get the hands-on practice needed to gain confidence in your skills for life-threatening situations.
Have you ever wondered what it’s like to respond to an emergency scene or administer life-saving care to a critically ill or injured person on the way to a treatment facility? This is the exciting world of emergency medical services, and emergency medical technicians (EMTs) are crucial members of these first-response teams.

Program Locations

Marshfield Campus
2600 West 5th Street
Marshfield, WI 54449

Stevens Point Campus
1001 Centerpoint Drive
Stevens Point, WI 54481

Wisconsin Rapids Campus
500 32nd Street North
Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin 54494

What You'll Learn

The Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) program at Mid-State prepares students with the knowledge and skills needed to work as an entry-level EMT.

This hands-on 180-hour program consists of classroom lectures, practical skill labs, laboratory simulations, and pre-hospital clinical experiences. Successfully completing the program qualifies you to take the National Registry of EMT’s certification exam required to apply for state licensure. Graduates of the Emergency Medical Technician technical diploma may advance into either the EMT-Paramedic program or Paramedic Technician program.

Estimated Entire Program Cost

Cost based on the 2019/2020 academic calendar year.

  • Tuition & Fees: $769.95
  • Books: $175.00
  • Supplies, Uniforms, and/or Exams: $618.00
  • Total Estimated Cost: $1,562.95

Financial Aid Eligibility

This program is NOT eligible for Financial Aid.

Term: 1
Catalog# Title Credits
10531940 EMT Foundations 3.00
(3 Credits)
Term: 2
Catalog# Title Credits
10531941 EMT Applications 2.00
(2 Credits)
(5 Credits)

Instructors

Careers

  • Ambulance Services
  • Dispatcher
  • First Responder
  • Hospital/Emergency Department
  • Industry Safety Department
  • Urgent Care

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Accreditation Information

2017 Student Outcomes Data

Student Outcomes Mid-state Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs Threshold
National Registry Pass Rate 92% 70%
Program Retention 92% 70%
Positive Job Placement 100% 70%
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Functional Abilities

"Mid-State’s EMS programs foster holistic education by introducing students to current professional guidelines, patient-centered goals, and knowledge of how to implement our education locally and nationally.”

JOHN PAUL VELASCO
MID-STATE ‘15
MANILA, PHILIPPINES

Choose Your Path

Career pathways help you take your education one step at a time to maximize your investment and make college fit your life. Earn a credential and start using it in the workforce. Continue with another stack of related courses to gain a more advanced diploma or degree.

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