Advanced Emergency Medical Technician


This program is designed to equip healthcare professionals with the advanced knowledge, skills, and clinical judgment required to provide comprehensive prehospital emergency medical care, building upon the foundation laid by emergency medical technician training. This program delves into more advanced concepts, procedures, and decision-making processes, empowering participants to deliver high-quality emergency medical services.

This intensive program spans 438.5 hours of didactic instruction, hands-on practical training, and clinical experience. The curriculum is carefully crafted to ensure a thorough understanding of advanced medical techniques and the ability to apply them in real-world emergency situations.

Successful completion of the AEMT program enables participants to sit for the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) Advanced Emergency Medical Technician certification examination.

To be eligible for this program, student must possess a National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) certification and scored of >250 in Reading and Arithmetic on the Accuplacer. 

If you are not currently an EMT, MTC offers an Emergency Medical Technician training certificate. For more information, contact MTC Corporate and Continuing Education at 803.732.0432 or

How to Enroll

To pursue this certificate, please click on the courses below to see availability. You can register for courses online, and you do not have to apply to the college!

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On-Campus Traditional. Classes meet on campus.
Virtual 100% online. Meets with a live instructor and classmates on specific days, at specific times. Uses web conferencing software, like Zoom.
Hybrid Some classes on campus. Some classes online or virtual.
Online 100% online. Due dates for projects and assignments. Self-paced work on your time.
CEUs Class Hours Course Title Cost
43.85 439

Advanced EMT

This course teaches the concepts and foundation of advanced EMT care in an emergency setting, and prepares students to take the National Registry exam for Advanced EMT certification (NR-AEMT). Previous completion of an EMT course and certification as a national and SC State EMT is required.


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What’s next after I complete this program?

Graduates of MTC’s Advanced EMT program are workforce-ready upon completion of the national and state certification requirements. There is a significant workforce demand for Advanced EMT’s in South Carolina and the Midlands area. Graduates of this program are expected to have a very high placement rate and are educated to meet the current workforce demand by incorporating content on best-practice and local issues.

Advanced EMTs have an opportunity to continue their training and focus on more advanced-level care through the paramedic training certificate program. Paramedics can treat a higher acuity patient and have an expanded scope of practice.

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Academic programs count as academic credit for a certificate, diploma or degree and may transfer toward future academic endeavors at four-year colleges and universities.
Training programs can be completed in a matter of weeks or months, are focused on career training, and provide credentials and certificates needed in the specific fields of study. Coursework does not transfer.
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