Emergency Medical Technician

Emergency Medical Technician

Program Detail

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Department Phone

480-461-6300

This program is part of the Fire Science/EMT Department.

Very often, the first medical professionals on the scene of an emergency are Emergency Medical Technicians, or EMTs. Much more than mere “ambulance drivers”, EMTs respond to all types of emergency calls and perform a wide variety of pre-hospital medical care.

MCC offers students entry-level emergency response training with its EMT-Basic (EMT-B) program. EMT-Bs do not provide definitive medical care on the scene but rather focus on rapid in-field treatment and patient transport to medical facilities.

The EMT-Basic program at MCC is designed to train the next sequence of skill required to progress upward in the emergency medical field. Successful completion of the 16-week long training course qualifies you for state EMT-Basic certification as sanctioned by the Arizona Department of Health Services.

Available Associate Degrees and Certificates

Degree / Certificate Title Courses
Certificate of Completion (CCL) Emergency Medical Technology Course List

Meet with an Advisor

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Before signing up for classes, you’ll want to meet with an academic advisor. Together, you’ll lay out a program and career path that suits you best. This step is essential to your academic success.

Advising for the Emergency Medical Technician program is available through the Fire Science/EMT department. You can also contact Academic Advisement for general advising. Both will help you determine the exact courses you need to get the education you’re looking for.