Program Description

Emergency Medical Technicians are trained to perform medical procedures, transport patients and provide pre-hospital care. The Advanced EMT (AEMT) program participates in clinical experiences beyond the Emergency Medical Technician level. AEMT students will gain skills in IV access and fluid therapy as well as administration of Dextrose, Narcan, Atrovent, Epinephrine and Nitroglycerin. A State of Wisconsin EMT license is required for participation in this program. Upon program completion, students will be eligible to take the NREMT exam. Potential occupations include: Advanced EMT and Emergency Department Technician.

Approximate Cost

Tuition: $675 , Books: $243

Starting Salary

Average, based on the NTC Graduate Outcomes Report

Financial Aid

Not Available

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Courses for this program may be available at a variety of campus locations through multiple modes of delivery if you meet the admission requirements and prerequisites.

at Wausau
at Antigo
at Medford
at Phillips
at Spencer
at Wittenberg
< 10 %
at Online

* Campus and online availability of courses and programs may be subject to change.


  • A State of Wisconsin EMT license is required for participation in this program.
  • Current CPR certification is required prior to clinical placement. Accepted certifications include Professional Rescuer & Healthcare Provider (ARC) or Healthcare Provider (AHA).


Graduates will be able to…

  • Meet state competencies for AEMT certification
  • Demonstrate professional behavior
  • Communicate effectively with others
  • Demonstrate AEMT skills associated with established standards and procedures for a variety of patient encounters
  • Integrate pathophysiological principles and assessment findings to provide appropriate patient care
  • Prepare for incident response and EMS Operations

Graduates will be ready to test for…

  • the NREMT exam


Some of the potential careers graduates can pursue are:

  • Emergency Department Technician
  • Advanced EMT


The Advanced EMT Technical Diploma is a 4 Credit program. The following is a typical semester breakdown of the courses within the program.


* College 101 (10-890-165) is not part of the program credit requirements but is a College Requirement for graduation that must be passed with a “C” or better. This requirement is effective for students beginning the program in Spring 2021 and beyond.

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Admissions Process

Our application process takes just a few minutes to complete, but we want to make sure you have the things you’ll need on hand to complete the application. We’re here to help if you have any questions while submitting your application.

Before you apply, you should know

This program requires a criminal background check. Acceptance to Northcentral Technical College will not be denied based on a criminal background, however, a check may be required for placement at clinical sites or field experiences.

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What’s Next?

We’ll review your application and let you know if we need anything else. If you’re all set, your acceptance letter will be mailed to you.