EMT

The Emergency Medical Technician program is a limited enrollment, competency based program. The program prepares students in the cognitive, psychomotor, and affective learning domains to become certified and licensed as a competent entry-level EMT. The program prepares students for the certification examination as an EMT in accordance with Florida Statute 401 and Chapter 64j of the Florida Administrative Code. The curriculum encompasses theoretical and simulated learning, clinical, and internship experiences following the National Education Standards and is inclusive of the Department of Education Curriculum Framework. EMS students will adhere to standards as listed in the program Emergency Medical Services Handbook that complies with the Department of Health-Bureau of EMS. This course is 12 credit hours (minimum 300 clock-hours in length). Clinical and internship assignments are required in addition to regular class hours. Students will complete 24 hours of emergency room clinicals and 96 hours of field internship with a local EMS agency.

Application Information

All students interested in applying to this program should contact Tina Maloy, program director, at maloyt@chipola.edu or 850-718-2403. 

Applicants must submit a general Application for Admission to the college, along with all required documentation for acceptance. A completed EMT Application can be submitted to either Tina Maloy or Samantha Skipper at skippers@chipola.edu. Please see Approximate Program Cost for estimated expenses associated with the program.

Chipola accepts applications through the last day of registration as listed in the college calendar; however, applications that are submitted earlier improve registration opportunities in desired classes.

Application Deadline Aug. 1, 2022
Registration and Fees Due TBA
Mandatory Orientation TBA
Classes Start Date TBA
Monday – Wednesday
5 p.m. – 10 p.m. (some Thursday classes will be mandatory)

The Chipola College Emergency Medical Services - EMT Program is accredited by the Florida Division of Health Bureau of Emergency Medical Services

Program Outcomes

Program AY 2020-2021 AY 2019-2020 AY 2018-2019 AY 2017-2018

NREMT Paramedic 1st Time Pass Rate

69%

56%

88%

91%

NREMT Paramedic Overall Pass Rate

92%

91%

100%

100%

Employment Rate

92%

91%

100%

100%

Retention Rate

85%

79%

80%

92%