Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Program
About the Fresno EMT Program
Looking for EMT schools in Fresno? National University’s Division of Extended Learning offers an accelerated EMT Program in Fresno divided into two six-week courses. There are two schedule options offered, a 12 week day class and a 12 week night class, with an accelerated 8 week night class offered each summer. During the 12 week course, students will learn the skills and knowledge to function as a working Emergency Medical Technician at the basic level. The program is intended for those who wish to gain employment with a fire or police department, ambulance company, hospital, special event company, or specialized facility.
EMT Schools Fresno | Admission requirements:
1) Applicant must be at least 18 years or older on or before program completion.
2) Applicants must have a high school diploma or GED equivalent from a regionally accredited high school or adult learning program.
3) Applicant must have a current BLS at the Healthcare Provider Level CPR card certification.
*For EMT admissions information watch this video.
- National Registry Psychomotor Exam
- Polo shirt, 2 class t-shirts, 168 hours of didactic instruction (classroom and laboratory), and 24-hours of clinical experiences (hospital/ambulance ride alongs)
- Access to the career center where employment-related services are available, including career counseling and resume/cover letter writing assistance
- E-Textbook, My Brady lab, EMSTesting.com
*National University-Extended Learning does not require students to hold medical insurance or have current inoculations during the program.
Why National University EMT School?
- National University is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), signifying that credits earned during EMT hold academic weight and are transferable if desired
- The EMT program is recognized by the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) and accepted across the nation at both state and local levels
- EMT program uses advanced adaptive computer-based testing technology to ensure students are better prepared and more confident for the National Registry exam
- Our staff instructors bring real-world experience and knowledge into the classroom
- EMT curriculum exceeds the standards set forth by the NREMT, National Emergency Medical Services Education Standards (NEMSES), and Title 22 for the State of California