EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN CERTIFICATE (MSSU PARA 0220)
This program is offered for high school seniors' spring semester and is held on the MSSU campus in the Health Science Building five half-days per week. The School of Health Science and Department of Emergency Medical Services offers this certificate program preparing students to test for the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) examinations (Cognitive and Psychomotor). The program is closely integrated with area Emergency Medical Services and Trauma Centers. Classroom instruction is supplemented by prescribed laboratory and clinical experiences held at area hospitals' emergency departments, and field internship opportunities to ride on ambulances will be conducted with area EMS services.
The program meets all requirements of the National Standard Curriculum maintained by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the National Registry of EMT’s. The Department of EMS At MSSU is a Nationally Accredited program has the full approval as a training entity for the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services and the Missouri Unit of Emergency Medical Services. Students must be 18 years old to take the NREMT certification exams (computer and adaptive test). Students must pay dual credit course tuition. $500 program fee to cover uniforms, NREMT testing, equipment/software and platinum planner/EMS testing. Background checks, shots/shot records, and books/book rental are an additional cost to the student. See counselor for enrollment information. See program website for more information. Complete EMT application and see application checklist here.
This program can be coupled with the Firefighter certificate program following graduation. See information below.