To learn more, visit: https://www.morainepark.edu/academics/programs/advanced-emergency-medical-technician/
Program Number: 30-531-6
Campus: Beaver Dam, Fond du Lac, West Bend
This program is not eligible for financial aid
Build on the Emergency Medical Technician program and prepare to take the national exams with the Advanced Emergency Medical Technician program.
About the Program
Make a difference and play an important role in your community with the Advanced Emergency Medical Technician program at MPTC. Students prepare to provide a higher level of pre-hospital patient care in emergency situations.
What You'll Learn
Students learn basic and limited advanced lifesaving skills through in class instruction and during clinical rotations. Advanced EMT builds upon the EMT foundation and adds to the student’s ability to perform skills and provide care to critically ill patients.
After completing this course, you must successfully pass the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians Advanced cognitive and psychomotor examination to qualify for a Wisconsin Advanced Emergency Medical Technician license.
Acceptance into the Advanced EMT program includes health requirements and criminal background check. Students must be a licensed EMT and maintain licensure throughout the course.
Earn credits at MPTC and transfer to a four-year college to earn your bachelor’s degree.
Visit the Transfer to a Four-Year College page for more information on credit transfer agreements between Moraine Park and four-year colleges, both public and private.
State Licensure Disclosure: Moraine Park’s Advanced Emergency Medical Technician program prepares students to obtain the educational requirements for licensure to be employed/practice in the state of Wisconsin. No determination has been made if the curriculum matches the educational requirements for preparation, examinations, or licensure for other states. Visit the Accreditation page for more details about accreditation.
Licensing Organization: Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions
The A-EMT certificate is available only for those working in the field or as an EMT Pathway Continuation.
Standard Admissions steps details
This program also requires:
- Health Requirements
- Criminal Background Check
Credit for Prior Learning
Earn college credit outside the classroom through Moraine Park’s Credit for Prior Learning (CPL) opportunities. Credit opportunities are available for:
- Previous college coursework from prior institutions
- Military training and experience
- Passing of MPTC or national exams
- Skills or knowledge developed on the job or through other life experiences
Visit MPTC’s Credit for Prior Learning page for more information.
- $146.20 per credit (resident)
- $219.30 per credit (out-of-state resident)
Associate of Arts/Associate of Science
- $188.90 per credit (resident)
- $283.35 per credit (out-of-state resident)
Online students are not charged out-of-state fees.
- $4.50 minimum per course Material Fee
- $12.50 per-credit Supplemental Fee for Undergraduate courses
- $10 minimum per credit Online Course Fee (Fee suspended for 2023-2024)
- $4.50 per term mandatory Student Accident Insurance Fee
Please refer to Tuition & Fee Information for additional enrollment fee information.
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