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Program of Study: Emergency Medical Technology

Academic Division: Biological & Health Sciences

Career Program Degree and Certificates

Associate in Applied Science (AAS) Degree


EMT Class Locations

All EMT classes are held at area hospitals or fire and rescue departments.

For more information, please contact one of the EMS coordinators listed below:

  • Vista Medical Center West
    EMT-Basic: Evert Gerritsen (847) 360-2038
    EMT-Paramedic: Dave Chase (847) 360-2205
  • Grayslake Fire Protection District
    Only firefighters who are already affiliated with a fire department may register for Grayslake EMT courses.
    EMT-Basic: Captain Tony Carraro (847) 223-8960
  • Advocate Condell Medical Center
    EMT-Paramedic: Sharon Hopkins (847) 990-5309
  • NorthShore University HealthSystem
    EMT-Basic and EMT Paramedic: Martha Pettineo
    (847) 480-3787 (Highland Park Hospital)

Registration Information

Registration for classes is processed directly through the individual site that is hosting the class (except for EMT 111 300, EMT-Basic at Vista West, which must be registered for at CLC).

BIO 111 (Human Form & Function) or BIO 124 (Anatomy & Physiology) must be completed with a grade of C or better prior to enrolling in the EMT-Paramedic courses.

Payment Information

Payment for all classes is made to the hospital or fire and rescue department. Space is limited and classes fill up quickly.

Need-based financial aid is not available for the EMT program.

Veterans Benefits

EMT-Basic and  EMT-Paramedic courses are not eligible for Title IV aid. Only students eligible for benefits under the GI Bill, Illinois Veterans Grant, Illinois National Guard, or MIA/POW may receive financial aid for these programs.

For questions about veterans benefits, contact the Financial Aid Office veterans representative.

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