Tuition is free for high school students, however there are some fees and materials that they may be responsible for at the beginning or during the program
NOTE: Textbook and material costs are based on Davis Tech’s bookstore prices at the time of publication and are subject to change. There are no charges associated with personal data collection and processes or verification of student identity.
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The Emergency Medical Technician program provides instruction on out of hospital emergency medical care and transportation for critical and emergent patients who access the emergency medical services (EMS) system. EMTs have the basic knowledge and skills necessary to stabilize and safely transport patients ranging from non-emergency and routine medical transports to life threatening emergencies. Emergency Medical Technicians function as part of a comprehensive EMS response system, under medical oversight. Emergency Medical Technicians perform interventions with the basic equipment typically found on an ambulance. Emergency Medical Technicians are a critical link between the scene of an emergency and the health care system.
The Emergency Medical Technician program is open to qualified high school and adult students who meet the following requirements:
High school students must be seniors and 18 years old within 120 days of completing the course
Students must be 18 in order to test for licensure
Adult students must have a high school diploma or equivalent
All students must complete the placement assessments as noted below
Students must also submit the following documentation:
Davis Tech Safety Information Acknowledgement
Current CPR certification. CPR certification must not expire before the end of the program. Acceptable CPR courses are:
American Heart Association Basic Life Support (preferred)
If you have questions regarding the admission requirements, program, or application process, please contact the Health Professions Advisor at 801-593-2362.
CPR certification must meet the requirements set forth by the Bureau of Emergency Medical Services and Preparedness and must not expire before the end of the program. All courses must have an in-person skills evaluation completed by an instructor. Online courses will not be accepted. You can see a list of accepted courses here.
Placement Assessment Requirements
Transcripts for prior academic learning or assessments (such as college or high school), may waive some or all of the admission requirements. Copies should be provided to the Assessment Center. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable in most cases.
The following tests are required for this program:
High School student applicants must submit transcripts for ALL PROGRAMS. Cumulative GPA of 2.0 and successful completion of Math 2 (B or higher) and English 2 (B or higher) is required to waive testing for high school students. Some programs have higher GPA requirements. Student’s must have the minimum required grade for two quarters or one semester in the same school year.
Placement testing is waived for students with a Davis Tech Certificate of Completion at an equivalent level or higher, or an associate degree or higher from a regionally accredited college
Credentials and Certifications
Davis Technical College Credentials
Davis Technical College Certificate of Program Completion
National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians - EMT Certification
The following academic agreements are available to students in the this program. In order to receive credit for course work included in these agreements, you must provide a transcript to the receiving institution.
Please be aware that some agreements require you to complete the entire program before they will transfer credit. Please contact your instructor at Davis Tech if you have questions.
This program is eligible to transfer credits towards an AAS degree to the following institutions:
Additional training details (hours, training days, location) can be found here.
Doctorate degree from University of Rochester School of Medicine
Bachelor's degree from Park University
Certificate from Davis Technical College
Master's degree from South University
Certificate from Northwest Florida State
Certificate from University of Utah
Bachelor's degree from Univeristy of Utah
Associate degree from Daytona State College
Bachelor's degree from Weber State University
Emergency Notifications: Opt-in Request
By submitting the form below, your information will be added to our Emergency Notifications contact list. In the event of an emergency at Davis Technical College, you may receive emails, texts and/or phone calls to make you aware of the situation at college. While we hope to never need to utilize this list, the potential for it is an unfortunate reality.
After submitting your information, you will receive a confirmation email from davistech.edu.