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Emergency Medical Technician


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Program at-a-glance
Program Length: one semester
Program Requirements: See Catalog
Program Plan: (PDF) (Excel)
Location: Orange Park Campus
Ride-alongs: Northeast Florida
Start Date: Spring 2018
Deadline: August 1 - October 15
Application: Download (PDF)*
Tuition and Fees: See Catalog
Financial Aid: Apply now!
Scholarships: Deadline April 1
Job Outlook/Salary: Career Coach
Program Planing Assistance
Program Outcomes
Program Mission Statement
Phone: (904) 808-7465
or email

* For more information regarding the College's use of Social Security Numbers, click here.


Emergency Medical Technician (4085) – College Credit Certificate
This is an instructional program that prepares students for employment as emergency medical technicians to function at the basic pre-hospital emergency medical technician level and treat various medical/trauma conditions using appropriate equipment and materials.

The program prepares students for certification as EMTs in accordance with Chapter 64J of the Florida Administrative Code. This is the initial level for a career in emergency medical services and the primary prerequisite for paramedic training and certification.

The SJR State advantage
Ask any student and they will tell you that confidence is gained from experience. It is what instructors and employers call the "competitive edge."
  • State-of-the-art ambulance, manikins and equipment provide the latest hands-on training
  • SJR State's health-sciences building is designed to simulate a real hospital where students are presented with "life-threatening" patient scenarios
  • Ride-alongs are scheduled throughout the Northeast Florida region and provide students with "real-world" experiences
  • Workforce advisers are located on each campus and provide resources and assistance to students throughout the program.
Interested in the program?

For program information and the application call (904) 808-7465.

For an on-campus appointment with one of our Workforce Advisors call (386) 312-4259 .

















Scenario Day - Students in Action

When every minute counts! >>
A call is dispatched echoing "man down," and the scenario-based training begins ...





































Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the program the graduate will be able to:
      1. Demonstrate technical proficiency in all of the skills necessary to fulfill the role of an entry-level Emergency Medical Technician.
      2. Demonstrate the knowledge, skills and behaviors consistent with the expectations of the profession.
      3. Enhance the delivery of high-quality, safe health care in the pre-hospital setting.
      4. Perform all care in a professional, legal, and ethical manner recognizing cultural diversity.

Program Mission Statement
Emergency Medical Technician

This is an instructional program that prepares students for employment as emergency medical technicians to function at the
basic pre-hospital emergency medical technician level and treat various medical/trauma conditions using appropriate
equipment and materials. The program prepares students for certification as EMTs in accordance with Chapter 64J of the
Florida Administrative Code. This is the initial level for a career in emergency medical services and the primary prerequisite
for paramedic training and certification.



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