EMT Program2019-01-14T19:10:40+00:00

Emergency Medical Technician (EMT*)

Industry Certificate Training

Study to become an Emergency Medical Technician. Learn CPR, triage and patient assessment, treatment of shock, hemorrhage, unconscious patient, fractures, traumatic injuries, medical emergencies and light extrication. This course of study includes 168 hours of classroom theory. An additional 48 hours of field and hospital practicums provide hands-on training through clinical assignments in the emergency department (12 hours) and with emergency medical services (36 hours).
Students can choose from day or evening classes with two courses offered each fall and spring semester and one in the summer semester.

Duration: 216 Hours
168 Theory / 48 Clinical
Course Type: Career Training 
Course Cost: $1,500**

** Minimum $200 deposit required upon registration. Total course cost ($1,500) may be paid by credit card (via online payment option) or arrangements may be made to pay by Purchase Order or RSU Works Payment Plan (four monthly payments). Additional program costs: Uniform, background check, drug test and immunizations – estimated $350-$500. Deposit and payments are non-refundable.

Class Details

The EMT* Industry Certification Training allows adult students to achieve EMT certification and Oklahoma licensing. The program does not require courses to be taken for college credit and no admission to the university is required.

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*Prerequisites for the EMT Industry Certification Program: Minimum age 18, background check, drug test and updated immunizations required to participate in clinical practicums.


Orientation: January 9th. Classes begin January 14th -15th.  ENROLLMENT ENDS Friday, January 18, 5 p.m.
Call, 918-343-7691, for times and location for required EMT Orientation Session.

Course # DATE TIME Location Instructor
EMT RSUW-001A Tues, Thurs 8am-12pm RSU Claremore HS Room 172


Orientation: TBA
Call 918-343-7691, for times and location for EMT Orientation Session.

Course # DATE TIME Location Instructor
EMT RSUW-002 Mon, Wed 8am-5pm RSU Claremore HS Room 172

Workforce Outcomes:
Students who successfully complete this EMT course will receive a Certificate of Completion from RSU Works (Rogers State University’s workforce training program) and be eligible to apply for the National Registry EMT Examination (NREMT). *Successful completion of the NREMT exam allows you to apply for state licensing and begin practice as a licensed EMT.

Employment Opportunities:

Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics
(O*NET Code:  29-2041.00)    Bright Outlook 
Yearly wages for EMTs and Paramedics in Oklahoma range from $17,800 to $47,950 with the median wage being $27,360.  Employment outlook is bright with a 280 annual jobs openings projected for 2026, a 11% growth in demand over 2016. For more details on salary, employment trends or to FIND JOBS, click on one of the US Department of Labor careeronestop sponsored websites below:

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Costs for RSU EMT Industry Certificate Program

Expenses Fee
EMT Instruction $1,500
Blood Borne Pathogens (included) $0
Book (included) $0
Additional Costs Estimate: These costs may vary due to final options or individual needs of the student.
Details will be covered in the required EMT Orientation Session:
Uniforms – $250
Drug Test – $26
Background Check – $65
Immunization Updates – Varies

Payment Schedule

All students must pay a $200 registration cost upon enrollment for EMT Industry Certification Training.  This $200 payment will be applied to the total $1,500 cost for the program.  The entire $1,500 fee can also be paid as a one-time payment or  the following payment plan is available:

Payment Schedule Spring 2019 Payment Due Date Summer 2019 Payment Due Date
Registration Fee $200 Upon Registration $200 Upon Registration
Payment 1 $375 1/25/2019 $750 6/14/2019
Payment 2 $375 2/22/2019 $550 7/12/2019
Payment 3 $375 3/25/2019
Payment 4 $175 4/26/2019
Total Paid $1500 $1500

Late or unpaid balances may result in being dropped from class

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EMT Industry Certification Program

FRIDAY, January 18th at 5 p.m

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Duration: 216 Hours
168 Theory / 48 Clinical
Course Type:  Career Training
Course Cost:  $1,500
$200 Deposit Required Upon Registration