Emergency Medical Technology

Associate in Applied Science
Career Degree
Cost
$10,923*

Become an EMT or paramedic

Care for the sick and injured

The goal of our program is to prepare competent entry level Paramedics in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains with or without exit points at the EMT-Intermediate, and/or EMT-Basic and/or First Responder Level.

What can you do with an A.A.S. in Emergency Medical Technology?

This degree provides students with the knowledge and skills needed to gain employment as an emergency medical technician. Graduates of this program will be provided with a high degree of specialized emergency medical training

EMT course locations

All EMT courses are held at area hospitals or fire and rescue departments. General education course requirements for the degree are offered at CLC locations.

Candidates seeking the paramedic license through our partner hospitals will need to have a valid and current EMT-B or EMT-I Illinois license, and meet all other program prerequisites.

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

  • North Lake County EMS /Vista Hospital
    EMT-Basic (847) 360-2038 EMT-Paramedic Dave Chase (847) 360-2205
  • Advocate Condell Medical Center
    EMT-Paramedic Brianna Flynn (847) 990-5319
  • Lake Forest Hospital Northwestern Medicine
    EMT-Basic Gregory Fuchs (224) 271-4246 and Autumn Talley (224) 271-5545
  • NorthShore University Health System/ Highland Park Hospital
    EMT-Basic and EMT Paramedic Jill Maryan (847) 480-3981
  • Round Lake Fire Department
    EMT-Basic (EMT Department permission) Battalion Chief, Anthony Carraro (847) 546-6001

Admission: More needed

This program fills up quickly, so let’s get you started in the application and placement process! You’ll need to:

  1. Register for EMT classes.
  2. Complete pre-enrollment courses.
  3. Contact the department chair if you have questions about the program.

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Important financial aid information

EMT A.A.S. as well as EMT-Basic and EMT Paramedic certificate programs are not eligible for Title IV aid. Only students who are eligible for benefits under the Illinois Veteran grant, Illinois National Guard, or MIA/POW or VA Federal Benefits may receive financial aid for these programs.

Career Outlook

Need help?

A College & Career Navigator (CCN) is ready to answer your questions and assist with your application, academic program selection, class enrollment and connecting you with resources as needed, making your journey at CLC smoother.

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Recommended Pathway

This pathway serves as a guide for students to complete the degree or certificate assuming full-time enrollment (registered in 12 or more credit hours per semester) with Semester 1 typically representing a Fall term. Students are strongly encouraged to meet with their College and Career Navigator (CCN) to identify coursework that will meet degree requirements based on individual academic goals. For a more inclusive list of course options, see the college catalog.

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  • Credit for prior learning available
  • Dual credit options available
  • Global citizenship
  • Online/Virtual options available
  • Course Code Course Title Credits Course Highlights
    CLC 120 2
    EMT 111 7
    ENG 120 3
    HIT 111 3
    • Course Code CLC 120
      Course Title
      Credits 2
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code EMT 111
      Course Title
      Credits 7
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code ENG 120
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code HIT 111
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
  • Course Code Course Title Credits Course Highlights
    BIO 111 4
    HIT 119 1
    ANT 221 3
    HUM 127 3
    CMM 128 3
    • Course Code BIO 111
      Course Title
      Credits 4
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code HIT 119
      Course Title
      Credits 1
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code ANT 221
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code HUM 127
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code CMM 128
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
  • Course Code Course Title Credits Course Highlights
    MTH 114 3
    • Course Code MTH 114
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
  • Course Code Course Title Credits Course Highlights
    BIO 245 0-4
    EMT 114 3
    EMT 115 3
    EMT 131 3
    EMT 132 3
    • Course Code BIO 245
      Course Title
      Credits 0-4
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code EMT 114
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code EMT 115
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code EMT 131
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code EMT 132
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
  • Course Code Course Title Credits Course Highlights
    EMT 133 5
    EMT 134 3
    EMT 135 6
    • Course Code EMT 133
      Course Title
      Credits 5
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code EMT 134
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code EMT 135
      Course Title
      Credits 6
      Course Highlights

Total Credit Hours

64


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Emergency Medical Technology at CLC

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*Cost includes tuition and other fees, including books and materials before financial aid is applied, such as grants, loans or scholarships. There are many opportunities for financial assistance at CLC. Learn more about Cost of Attendance.

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