Advanced EMT 

The Senator John J. Shumaker Public Safety Center is a Pennsylvania Department of Health Accredited Certification Training Institute. Learn about the Pennsylvania Department of Health Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (AEMT) program.

This course is being offered in an online blended format. Blended Advanced EMT program is a combination of self-paced online modules with interactive assignments and discussions. Students are required to attend in-classroom lab sessions throughout the program to demonstrate their competency in numerous psychomotor skills, complete testing requirements and prepare for clinical experiences and the National Registry examinations.


Are there Course Pre-Requisites? 

Students must be a credentialed PA or Nationally Registered Emergency Medical Technician.  Are you a student coming from another state?  Contact James Weber at 717-780-3236 to discuss the simple steps to follow to come to our training from another state.

How much does the program cost?

The tuition is $1,050.00. This does not cover the textbook, or national registry testing fees.


How do I apply? 

Registering is EASY!  Pick the class number that works best for you, and call 717-780-2414.


Helpful Information

How is the clinical experience? 

Advanced EMT students are responsible for a combination of ER and field time, for a total of 100 hours.  The clinical application must be completed successfully prior to the beginning of the clinical experience.  Here's the application. 

Please complete the online clinical application here.

Please complete the Health Screening Form with your physician prior to completing the online application.


Textbook:  Here is the textbook.  You'll need this by the first day.

Advanced Emergency Care and Transportation of the Sick and Injured 3rd ed.


Who can I contact for more information? 

Contact EMS Coordinator James Weber at 717-780-3236 or jwweber@hacc.edu

When are the classes?

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Class Location








Online D2L
HACC - Shumaker Public Safety Center
One HACC Dr, Entrance 4
Harrisburg, PA 17110
County: Dauphin




June 13 - Sept. 19, 2021

Registration deadline is May 30, 2021 or until class is full.




Every other Sunday

8 a.m. - 5 p.m


HACC - Shumaker Public Safety Center is a Pennsylvania Department of Health Accredited Certification Training Institute