Do you have good critical thinking, judgment and decision-making skills? Do you have an interest in helping people and want to receive emergency medical training?
Academically YOURS, our Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Program will give you the knowledge and skills to provide basic pre-hospital emergency care for sick and injured patients.
Emergency medical technicians are employable by both public and private organizations such as:
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This 220-hour program serves as the foundation for emergency medical services, teaching you the overall roles and responsibilities of an EMT. The program prepares you to:
Future students must meet the following criteria to enroll in the program.
Also, all future students should reference HACC’s Prohibitive Offense Policy to determine their eligibility for the EMT program.
After completion of this program, you may attend a Pennsylvania Department of Health/National Registry of EMT’s psychomotor exam and the National Registry of EMT’s cognitive exam, which will result in EMT certification through both of these agencies.
The EMT program may be used as a free elective toward specific associate degree programs at HACC.
Upon completing your certificate, you can continue your education and earn an associate degree at HACC! Our healthcare programs, among others, may be of interest.
When you complete your associate degree, you can transfer your credits to a four-year school if you wish.
When can I apply?
You can complete spring, summer and fall classes at HACC and apply based on the class schedule.