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Emergency Medical Technician

EMT Students working on patient photo


This one-year program is intended to prepare students for work with a basic or advanced life support ambulance service. They will also be prepared to provide basic emergency care in other settings. The student who successfully completes the course will be eligible to take the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technician (NREMT) exam at the EMT level (must be at least 18 years of age to sit for the exam) and obtain licensure in the state of Oklahoma.

Morning session - 8:10 - 11:10 a.m.
Afternoon session - 12:45 - 3:45 p.m.

Career Major Name:  Emergency Medical Technician
Clock Hours/Weeks of Instruction: 500/19
Normal Completion Time:  19 weeks for full-time status

College Credit:
Prior Learning Assessment

Required Courses:

  • Airway for EMT
  • Anatomy and Physiology for Emergency Technician
  • Career Readiness
  • Core Concepts of Effective Communication
  • Core Employability Skills
  • Core Healthcare Provider CPR
  • Core Medical Terminology
  • EMS Operations for the EMT
  • EMT Clinical
  • Medicine for EMT
  • Patient Assessment for EMT
  • Preparatory for the EMT
  • Safety, Legal Issues, and Quality Control
  • Shock for EMT
  • Special Patient Populations for EMT
  • Trauma for EMT

Career Opportunities:

  • EMT
  • EMR

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Application Process:
High school students see home school counselor
Adults contact Mid-America recruiters 572-215-2060

Average Salary:


OSBCTE (Oklahoma State Board of Career & Technology Education)
Oklahoma State Department of Health – EMS Division


ODCTE Competency Certification

  • EMT-Basic

CPR – Basic Life Support (BLS)

EMT - NREMT (National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians)


**Career Technical Student Organization (CTSO)