Advanced EmerGency Medical Technician – AEMT

SouthwestTech_Icon_EMTWith the completion of the Emergency Medical Technician Program, you are now prepared to advance your skills. The Advanced Emergency Medical Technician – AEMT Program at Southwest Technical College will consist of various settings including lectures, practical skills, ambulance ride-alongs, and clinical rotations within emergency room settings. The world of emergency medicine becomes a reality in this program as your mentor may allow you to administer medications, start IVs, or ventilate patients.  Students who successfully complete the program may sit for the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians license.

Cost: $991.58
Cost includes tuition, books, fees, and supplies. 

Program Length: 166 hours (142 classroom / 24 practicum – Approximately 3 academic months.)

Location: Main Campus – Health Professions and Trades Building

Start Dates: There is one defined start date throughout the academic year. Call 435.586.2899 for more information. Want to enroll? Click here to get started.

Program Details:

Program Outcome:

• Southwest Technical College Certificate of Program Proficiency

Industry Certification:

• Upon successful completion of the Advanced Emergency Medical Technician – AEMT Program, students are eligible to take the NREMT for Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (AEMT).

Utah Job Outlook and Work Requirements:

• Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics

    AEMT Instructors:
    Melissa Billings
    Rosemary Brinkerhoff
    Abigail Fredrick
    Patrick Magee
    Tyler March
    Kristi Miller
    James Tuttle
    James Urie


    High School Transfer Agreements (High school classes transferring to Southwest Tech)

    SUU Dual Enrollment/Course Equivalency (Southwest Tech courses transferring to SUU)


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    I wanted to do more and I looked into Southwest Technical College. It has been the best decision that I have ever made. I wish I had done it years ago. If there’s any reason that you’re considering doing something different, give it a try and go for it. I’m so excited about my future.

    Mishelle Cacho

    Health Professions Graduate

    Occupational Advisory Committee

    Each Southwest Tech Certificate Program has an Occupational Advisory Committee that consists of industry professionals from the regions we serve. These committee members ensure that desirable, relevant, and current practices of each occupation are being taught. This program has committee members from the following organizations:


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