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Academic Year: 2021-2022

Emergency Medical Technician Technical Diploma

Program Code 305313

Students must apply to the Emergency Medical Technical Program* Emergency Medical Technician prepares the student for the rigors to perform emergency patient care and basic life support in compliance with Wisconsin scope of practice. Students will perform patient care, including the transport of injured and ill patients to hospital emergency departments. Graduates with the EMT Technical Diploma will have the potential for employment as an Emergency Medical Technician. Successful completion of the EMT program prepares graduates for the National Registry certification exams required for WI DHS EMT licensure and entrance into the Advanced EMT and Paramedic programs. Ambulance services in Wisconsin are volunteer, private, fire-based or hospital-based. This program is nationally accredited through the committee on accreditation of educational programs for EMS professionals under the auspices of the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education programs.

Average Starting Salary

$26,674.00FT Median Annual Wage

Graduate Employment

With 20% Employed in Field

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This program is offered at:

Green Bay

This program is not eligible for financial aid.

Requirements for Program Entry

  • EMT program application
  • CastleBranch account (www.castlebranch.com)
  • Criminal Background Check and immunization requirements uploaded to student's CastleBranch account (www.castlebranch.com)
  • Aptitudes required for work of this nature are good physical stamina, endurance, and body, condition that would not be adversely affected by frequently having to walk, stand, lift, carry, and balance, at times, more than 125 pounds
  • NWTC is required to comply with the Wisconsin Caregiver Law
  • *BLS CPR certification is included in the EMT course
Curriculum: Students following the study plan below will complete the Emergency Medical Technician technical degree in the number of semesters shown.
First Semester
Semester Total
Total Credits

Curriculum Note: Students must earn a "C" or higher in all 10-531-XXX courses. A student who withdraws or receives a grade lower than a ā€œCā€ in a program course may apply for re-entry into the program

Successful program completion prepares and entitles the student to take the state license examination. A graduate is licensed only after successful completion of the licensing examination and application for a state license

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