Program Description

Provides emergency medical care to the sick or injured at the scene and en route to the hospital. The focus of the program is on how to assess many varying emergency situations to determine what patient care is needed and to provide the necessary care. Potential occupations include: Emergency Medical Technician and Emergency Department Technician.

Approximate Cost

Tuition: $800 , Books: $201

Starting Salary

Average, based on the annual Graduate Outcomes Report

Financial Aid

Not Available

Students Enjoy…


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

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


Graduates will be able to…

  • Meet state competencies for EMT certification
  • Demonstrate professional behavior
  • Communicate effectively with others
  • Demonstrate EMT 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


Some of the potential careers graduates can pursue are:

  • Emergency Department Technician
  • Emergency Medical Technician


The Emergency Medical Technician Technical Diploma is a 5 Credit program. The following is a typical semester breakdown of the courses within the program.

First Term

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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

Current CPR certification is required prior to clinical placement. Accepted certifications include Professional Rescuer & Healthcare Provider (ARC) or Healthcare Provider (AHA).

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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The application can be submitted online and takes just a few minutes to complete.

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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.