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Heartland Community College

Certificate - Emergency Medical Technician (EMT-Paramedic)

37 credit hours

Catalog Year 2023-2024

Certificate Requirements

Certificate Requirements
Class Title Credit Hours
BIOL 121
BIOL 181 and BIOL 182
Essentials of Anatomy & Physiology
Anatomy & Physiology I and Anatomy & Physiology II
EMT 245 Paramedic I  12
EMT 246 Paramedic II 12
EMT 247 Paramedic III 9
Total Credit Hours 37-41

Students must complete EMT 245, 246 and 247 consecutively, within a continuous three-semester sequence, to qualify for licensure examinations. Required course sequence is:

Fall - EMT 245
Spring - EMT 246
Summer - EMT 247

Information is subject to change. Please check with an academic advisor for current course offerings and program requirements. Current students with continual enrollment may graduate under the current program requirements or any program requirements in effect since first enrollment.

The U.S. Department of Education's gainful employment regulations require disclosure of certain program information to students and prospective students. Gainful employment programs are those " that prepare students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation."
Please review the information pertaining to your certificate program by selecting your intended program at the Heartland Community College Career Coach
Emergency Medical Services Video

Emergency Medical Services Video

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