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The EMT program at Cerro Coso opened a door to a fulfilling career in health. It was challenging, but I have never been so engaged in class or eager to learn more.
—Jeffrey Gleason, Student
All classes needed for this certificate are available on the ground at the Bishop, California City, Lake Isabella, Mammoth Lakes, and Ridgecrest campuses. See Counseling for specific help with enrolling and completing this certificate.
This certificate requires 7 units and will likely take 1 semester.
x $46 per unit
x ($200 + $42) per unit
= $322 in tuition and fees
= $1694 in tuition and fees
+ ~$310* for books and supplies
= $632 in one semester
= $2004 in one semester
*This is an estimate. Actual costs will vary.
The Emergency Medical Technician Job Skills Certificate (7 units) is designed to provide career pathways into Emergency Medical Services through pre-hospital and clinical education from basic body systems to the intricate and often changing emergent medical care provided to the sick and injured. Successful completion of this job certificate provides a wide range of components for those interested in entering the job market directly or progressing to Paramedic, nursing or moving into pre-medicine to become a Physician Assistant or Medical Doctor.
Complete each course to be applied toward the certificate with a grade of "C" or better.
Upon successful completion of the program, the student will be able to
Note: Some courses within the major may have a required prerequisite. If you feel you have equivalent knowledge and skills to those included in the prerequisite course through professional experience, licensure, or certification, you have the opportunity to submit a Prerequisite Challenge to be reviewed by the faculty chair. For the Prerequisite Challenge to be considered, you must submit documentation/verification to substantiate the basis for the challenge. Please consult a counselor for more information regarding Prerequisite Challenge.
Complete all of the following courses:
|EMTC C070||CPR for the Healthcare Provider||0.5 Units|
|EMTC C105||Emergency Medical Technician||6.5|
For general questions, contact:Michael Metcalf
Counseling can provide specific help with enrolling and completing this certificate.