Emergency Medical Services

Pathway Certificate

Emergency Medical Technician

The Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) pathway certificate strives to prepare competent, entry level EMTs with cognitive, psychomotor, and affective learning domains.

Our program is committed to providing high quality initial emergency medical services education. We offer quality resources, effective teaching practices, and use advanced technology. We advocate respect, sound judgment, compassion, integrity, and teamwork as a foundation for customer service oriented patient care. We strive to instill these qualities in our students


The EMT career pathway certificate prepares students for entry level job and future careers in the following areas: ambulance companies, fire departments, clinics, and various other industries requiring emergency medical services personnel.

Catalog Info

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Advising Guide

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Program Entrance Requirements

Because of the medical nature of the training, UCC's EMS program has specialized admission requirements. You must:

  • Must have documented results of immunizations
  • Must successfully complete a fit for duty, physical agility test, and drug screen
  • Must pass a background check.
  • Must be a minimum of 18 years of age
  • Minimal requirement: Computer with broadband internet connectivity; Windows 7 or newer OR MAC OS 10.6 or newer. Video viewing and Zoom conferencing may be held at the discretion of the faculty

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Why UCC?

Why UCCAt UCC, you can earn a variety of certificates and degrees that can enhance your current career or place you in the workforce sooner. Plus, UCC offers:

• Expert faculty dedicated to teaching
• Personal attention and small class sizes
• Online classes


Prospective students should visit Advising and Career Services to get started and then see a program advisor (below) to develop a more focused educational plan.

Roger Kennedy - Contact
Coordinator, Associate Professor, EMT / Paramedics
Phone: 541-440-7680