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advanced emergency medical technician


    Program Number: 30-531-6
    School Year: 2019-2020
    Technical Diploma
    Campus: Beaver Dam, Fond du Lac, West Bend
    This program is NOT eligible for financial aid

    Program Description

    Moraine Park Technical College's Advanced Emergency Medical Technician course builds upon the basic Emergency Medical Technician curriculum. Students learn advanced patient assessment, communication skills and beginning advanced life support interventions through participation in clinical experiences beyond the basic Emergency Medical Technician level.

    Acceptance in the Advanced EMT program required including health requirements and criminal background check. Students must be a licensed EMT and maintain such licensure throughout the course. 

    After completing this course, you must successfully pass the State of Wisconsin Emergency Medical Technician Advanced practical examination and the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians Advanced written examination to qualify for a Wisconsin Advanced Emergency Medical Technician license.

    Statewide Median Salary for Recent Graduates

    • $34,242

    Approximate Costs

    • $136.50 per credit (resident)
    • $204.75 per credit (out-of-state resident)
    • Online students are not charged out-of-state fees.
    • Please refer to the MPTC Student Handbook for additional enrollment fee information.

    Career Opportunities

    • Private ambulance companies
    • Volunteer community EMS providers
    • Municipal fire departments
    • Hospital emergency departments

    Admission Process

    1. Visit the Admissions Page for details
    2. In addition to standard admissions, this program also has:
      1. Health Requirements   
      2. Criminal Background Check   


    Number Title Crs
    Semester 1
    531-304 Advanced Emergency Medical Technician 4
    Total 4

    Program Guide

    For additional information on program curriculum, prerequisites and general education course options, please contact your advisor.

    Transfer Opportunities

    Check out the Credit Transfers page for more information.

    Additional Information

    *Enrollment may limit the campus availability or delivery of certain courses.

    For co-curricular activities and opportunities related to this program/certificate, click here.