Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Program
About the Fresno EMT Program
Looking for EMT schools Fresno? National University’s Division of Extended Learning has an accelerated EMT Program 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