Become an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)
You've got a passion for helping others. Learn skills that save lives and embark on a fulfilling career. Our training is hands-on and is taught by instructors who care. Successful completion of this program prepares you for the required Arizona and National Registry EMT exams. No need to take an entrance exam or provide a transcript. Complete the course with an immersive plan of 30 hours per week for 4 months.
PimaFastTrack is a new way to go to college. It's built for adult learners who want to quickly get industry-recognized skills. Through PimaFastTrack you can work, raise a family, and learn today's in-demand skills for a new career.
What You'll Learn
- Prioritizing Patients Based on Severity of Condition
- Time Management
- Treating Multiple Patients in a Trauma Setting
Take the first step toward a career as an Emergency Medical Technician at Pima Community College!
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Great Earnings Potential!
The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) and paramedics will grow 6% through 2029, faster than the average growth for all occupations.
*Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics median salaries
Experience the Best of Both Worlds
You attend a lecture or lab on specific days and times and collaborate with your instructor and classmates.
You complete class activities online at your own pace, from anywhere you have an internet connection.
This course employs hybrid learning, which combines online and in-person instruction. Experience the best of both worlds!
Reasons to Love Pima
- Dedicated Advisors: Helping every step of the way. Our faculty have industry experience and are dedicated to your success.
- Career Services: Get connected to employers who are hiring for these in-demand skills.
- Personal Assistance: You'll get a personal advisor to help you from start (registration) to finish.
Meet Your Faculty
I have been a part of Emergency Medicine for 30 years. I am excited for the next group of responders to start a career in this field. Many of my students have become Paramedics, Registered Nurses, Physician Assistants, and M.D.s. It can all start here.
– Wright Randolph, Emergency Medical Technology
Keep the Momentum Going
Through Prior Learning Assessment, completing this PimaFastTrack gives you up to a 9.5-credit head start on our EMT certificate or degree program at Pima.
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Pima Community College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org), a regional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. 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.