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.
|Certificate in Emergency Medical Technician - Basic
Required Courses in EMT
All courses, 10.00 semester credit hours, are required.
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.
Certificate in Emergency Medical Technician - Basic Degree Programs
Showing 1 program for the Online campus
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 & Disclosures
Herzing University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org), an institutional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.