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EMT student with "dummy" patient

Emergency Medical Technology

Certificate

Begin your path to an exciting and rewarding career helping people and saving lives.

Prepare to become an EMT through relevant coursework and extensive hands-on practical training, clinical work and instructors who have years of experience in the field and know what you need to be successful.

Successful completion of this program prepares you for the required Arizona and National Registry EMT exams. Our EMT students have excellent pass rates on the National Registry Exam.

Accreditation: This program is approved by the Arizona Department of Health Services, Bureau of Emergency Medical Services toward certification as an EMT in the State of Arizona.

Title IV Financial Aid eligible: No

Location

East Campus

Contact Information

Division of Workforce and Continuing Education
Dean: 520.206.4664
EMT Service Center: 520.206.7839
Program Advisor:  520.206.7464

Careers

Completing this program can lead to employment in a variety of different careers. Here are some examples of occupations related to this program with associated Pima County-based annual median wages. Some careers may require additional education or training. Source: EMSI

Occupation Annual Median Wage
Emergency Medical Technician $37,814

Academic Options

Once you receive EMT certification and work as an emergency medical technician, continue your studies by taking classes toward Pima’s Associate of Applied Science in EMT - Paramedic.


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

www.pima.edu/emt-cert

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