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Emergency Medical Technician (EMT-B)
Certificate Program

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4 Mo.

Program Length

10

Credits

On-campus

Format

EMT-Basic

Exam prep

Certificate Program

Emergency Medical Technician (EMT-B)
Certificate Program

Earn a certificate and a fast start as an EMT

AccreditationAccredited by the Higher Learning Commission
LocationOn-campus classes in Birmingham, Alabama
CertificationsPrepare for the EMT-Basic licensure exam from the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT)
QuickPathsTransfer credit, stackable credentials, and adaptive learning technology build a faster pathway to a higher education with Herzing University
EMT in Birmingham with Certificate in Front of Ambulance

Over 90%

Satisfaction rate

Our overall student satisfaction rate, according to the 2022 Herzing Graduate Survey.

Over 90%

Satisfaction rate

Our overall student satisfaction rate, according to the 2022 Herzing Graduate Survey.

Certificate in Emergency Medical Technician - Basic

Overview: Certificate in EMT-Basic - Birmingham, AL

The Certificate in EMT-Basic is a 10-credit certificate program which prepares you for entry-level jobs as an emergency medical technician.

The Birmingham campus certificate program provides students with fundamental knowledge and skills in basic emergency medical care, life support for cardiac emergencies, recognition and management of a variety of patient conditions, and more.

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Career-focused curriculum

Discover the crucial knowledge and skills required to succeed in your work and build a foundation for continued career growth.

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Flexible schedule

We work hard to help you maintain school-life balance, striving to be as flexible as possible for busy non-traditional students.

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Experienced faculty

Get face-to-face instruction from experienced and credentialed faculty with real-world success in the field.

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Lifelong support

We support your ongoing career advancement by providing comprehensive, personalized student services with lifelong career coaching.

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Rolling admissions

No application deadlines to worry about. Apply when you’re ready and prepare to get started soon.

Classes Start May 6th

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Curriculum

EMT certificate program classes & curriculum

Our 4-month certificate option features two classes combining both theoretical and practical learning introducing you to key concepts in pre-hospital emergency care.

Both classes are delivered at our campus in Birmingham, Alabama. The program includes 45 hours of field experience to help prepare you to work as a full-time EMT.

ProgramsMonthsiCredits
Certificate in Emergency Medical Technician - Basic410
i. Average number of months for students to complete program

Required Courses in EMT

All courses, 10.00 semester credit hours, are required.

Requirements

EMT certificate program enrollment prerequisites

Prerequisites to enroll in the Herzing University EMT certificate program include:

  • Completion of a U.S. high school diploma, GED or equivalent
  • Meet and interview with a Herzing admissions advisor
  • Complete an enrollment application

Please contact our admissions team for more information.

Classes Start May 6th

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The EMT-B is trained in basic life-support procedures and performs limited invasive (advanced) skills. This program emphasizes the development of student skills in patient assessment and examination, the recognition of signs and symptoms of illness or injury, and the use of proper procedures when rendering basic emergency care. General topics covered include human anatomy and physiology, bleeding and shock, emergency childbirth, airway management, splinting of fractures and dislocations, medical emergencies, and movement of patients. The intent of the program is to provide the student with the knowledge and skills to assess and manage life-threatening injury and illness and provide transport to medical facilities. Clinical experience is an integral part of the program. Graduates will be eligible to write the EMT-Basic licensure exam administered by the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians.

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Accreditation

Accreditation & Disclosures

Herzing University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org), an institutional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

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