You can become a Certified Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) in Illinois, then go on to a Paramedic or Fire Science Program.
The EMT program begins in January 2019 on the Moraine Valley campus, with lecture and lab sessions on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1-4:50 p.m. In addition, several clinical sessions will need to be attended (dates to be determined). Students must be the age of 18 by April 1st in order to register for the course and are responsible for transportation to Moraine Valley and clinical sites.
Successful completers receive 8 college credits and are eligible to challenge the Illinois Department of Public Health EMT State Examination after completing the course.
Moraine Valley Community College's EMT program has been approved by the Illinois Department of Public Health.
BEGINS JANUARY 2019
ENDS MAY 2019
- Learn skills necessary to provide emergency medical care at a basic life support level.
- Prepare for certification that will qualify you to work on an ambulance or in 911 services.
- Discover how to become a vital part of our health care system.
- Become eligible to pursue the Fire Science and Paramedic programs after successful completion of the course.
Dual Enrollment - High school students can earn college credit through dual enrollment. Students can enroll in the course, which meets at Moraine Valley, while still in high school. Authorization from the high school is required.
Mandatory Information Session - Juniors only Wednesday, November 15th, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. at Moraine Valley Building T, Fogelson Theater (near front lobby) RSVP to your school Career Counselor (Mrs. Farnan) in the new College and Career Center located in the cafeteria.
Contact Alexandria Terrazas, coordinator of Student Success Programs (Dual Credit/Dual Enrollment)