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2021-2022 College Catalog 
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Emergency Medical Technology Certificate

Learn pre-hospital emergency medical care, including physical assessment, medical techniques and ambulance operations. This program is approved by the Arizona Department of Health Services, Bureau of Emergency Medical Services towards certification as an EMT in the State of Arizona.

Before enrolling in this program you must meet certain admission requirements.


EMT Program information is available online at https://pima.edu/academics-programs/degrees-certificates/public-safety/emergency-med-technology/emt-cert/index.html

Certification testing requires an additional fee to the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT). Students with felony and some misdemeanor convictions may not be eligible for certification—contact the Arizona Department of Health Services for additional information about eligibility.

What can I do with this certificate?

Career Options: Take required Arizona and National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians exams that qualify you to work as an emergency medical technician.
Academic Options: Once you receive EMT certification and work as an emergency medical technician, continue your studies by pursuing the Paramedic Associate of Applied Science Degree.

Department/Contact Information:

Dean: 520-206-4587
EMT Lab: 520-206-7839

Conditional Enrollment Program:

You will be eligible to enroll in EMT course once you have completed the requirement listed above and the Department has authorized your enrollment. See the program director or advisor for more information.

Conditional Program/Major Codes: CRDEMEDTEC-B/9EMS

Required Core Course

A grade of C or better is required for graduation.

Total Credits as Displayed: 9 Credits