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Emergency Medical Technology

Career Description

The Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2008-09 Edition, is an excellent resource for information on the Emergency Medical Technician and Paramedic profession. You can also read about Emergency Medical Technicians on


Training is offered at progressive levels: EMT-Basic, EMT-Intermediate and EMT-Paramedic. Certification is required for each of the EMT levels. Training varies from 2 to 6 months.


Clinical experiences are arranged through the academic advisor from programs that are affiliated with BMC. 

Length of Clinical Experience


Clinical Tracks at BMC

  • Emergency Department

  • Surgical Services

Institutional Affiliations

BMC is affiliated with the following institution/s for this program: 

Professional Associations and Other Information