This Paramedic Academic Certificate includes all of the courses for the Paramedic degree except for the general education courses.
Students will have the opportunity to start a rewarding career as an EMT with just six months of training. The EMT Basic course prepares you to take the National Registry exam. EMTs, also known as First Responders, work in a variety of settings, including county emergency services departments, private ambulance, and transport companies, and hospitals. A great demand exists for EMTs. Entry-level salary is $32,000 with advancement opportunities to a paramedic.