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2024-25 Catalog 
    Jun 15, 2024  
2024-25 Catalog

Advanced Emergency Medical Technician

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Career Opportunities

The EMS program prepares you for a career in the pre-hospital health care field as an Emergency Medical Technician at either the Basic, Intermediate, or Paramedic level. Career opportunities include ambulance service, fire service, tactical EMS, critical care transport, and emergency department technician. If you graduate with an AAS degree, you have additional career opportunities in administration and management in the pre-hospital field.

Program Requirements

Entrance Requirements

To enroll in the EMT, EMT-Intermediate, or Paramedic programs, you must be at least 18 years of age, have all current immunizations, and be able to meet the requirements of the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment EMTS Division Functional EMT Job Description. For enrollment into the AEMT program you must be a current EMT in Colorado. For the Paramedic program, you must have a current Colorado EMT certification, an EMT IV endorsement, successfully complete all pre-screening examinations, and prerequisites, and obtain department approval.

Total Credits: 10

AEMT Option Requirements

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