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Emergency Medical Technician

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Anoka Technical College Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT) program graduates are prepared to respond to emergency patient care and may work in diverse environments such as ambulance services, emergency rooms, urgent care facilities, treatment centers, corrections, rescue teams, airports, sports/entertainment centers; or as firefighters, law enforcement, paramedics, 911 dispatchers and more.

Anoka Tech's EMT program follows the National DOT curriculum and are approved by the State of Minnesota.

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Program offered in Anoka & Cambridge, Minn.

Potential Jobs:

  • Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)
  • Firefighter
  • First Responder

Salary Information:
Median Wage: $18.34 per hour
Top Earners: $24.76 per hour

Information provided is for Minnesota. See current data at careerwise.minnstate.edu.

Program Details

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Anoka Technical College Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT) program graduates are prepared to respond to emergency patient care and may work in diverse environments such as ambulance services, emergency rooms, urgent care facilities, treatment centers, corrections, rescue teams, airports, sports/entertainment centers; or as firefighters, law enforcement, paramedics, 911 dispatchers and more.

Anoka Technical College programs follow the National DOT curriculum and are approved by the State of Minnesota.

  1. Prepare entry-level EMS providers to be employable upon completion
  2. Provide up-to-date EMS education to all interested parties
  3. Be a sound, responsible partner to stakeholders in the EMS industry
  4. Create pathways of transferability to higher level EMS Education Programs
  5. Manage the finances of the program in a cost-effective, prudent manner

Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) and are found in many careers across the nation and beyond. The Emergency Medical Services (EMS) hires encompasses all of those that respond to emergencies situations. EMTs are entry level EMS providers capable of performing life-saving interventions within their defined scope of practice.

Wage information is available from the Minnesota Department of Education and the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development.

The Anoka Technical College Emergency Medical Services (EMS) program follows the National DOT curriculum and is  approved by the State of Minnesota Emergency Medical Services Regulatory Board (EMSRB).

Take a virtual tour and review the list below to get an idea of what it's like to be a student at Anoka Tech.

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Minnesota Law requires that any person who provides services that involve direct contact with patients and/or residents at a health care facility licensed by the Minnesota Department of Health have a background study conducted by the state.

Anoka Technical College
Anoka-Ramsey Community College- Cambridge Campus

Program Sequence

First Semester 9
EMED 1113 Emergency Medical Technician I 4
EMED 1114 Emergency Medical Technician II 5

All courses required for this program must be completed with a grade of C or higher.

Emergency Medical Services
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All courses required for this program must be completed with a grade of C or higher.

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Minnesota Law requires that any person who provides services that involve direct contact with patients and/or residents at a health care facility licensed by the Minnesota Department of Health have a background study conducted by the state.

Start Dates:

Fall semester: August
Spring semester: January
Summer semester: May/June

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