Basic EMT Certification

Technical Certificate of Credit

Contact Information
Alan Pittman
(731) 424-3520 ext. 50726

Program and Career Description

The EMT Program is delivered through a combination of classroom instruction (didactic and psychomotor) and clinical experience. Upon successful completion of the course, students are eligible to sit for the National Registry's written and practical examinations. Upon successful completions of examinations and other licensure requirements, the student will be eligible for the State of Tennessee EMT license. The EMT renders life support to patients at the scene of their injuries or illnesses and prepares these patients for transport to the hospital.

CareerExperienced Salary
Emergency Medical Technician $28,990+

Data Provided by Jobs4TN. Salaries are not guaranteed.

Students enrolling in the EMT program must meet the following criteria:

Students successfully completing the requirements listed below with a minimum of 2.00 cumulative quality point average may earn the EMT Technical Certificate. Upon successful completion of the program, the National Registry of EMT exam will be made available. This exam is required to progress to the Advanced EMT level or higher.

EMSB 1601  EMT Medical Emergencies and EMS Operations  6
EMSB 1602  EMT Trauma and Medical Emergencies  6
EMSB 1101  EMT Medical Skills Lab  1
EMSB 1102  EMT Trauma and Medical Skills Lab  1
EMSB 1111  EMT Clinical  1
EMSB 1112  EMT Field Internship
   Total Credits  16

Accreditation Information

The EMT Program is authorized by the Division of Emergency Medical Services of the Tennessee Department of Health. Jackson State Community College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.