|4 Oklahoma EMT Training Programs
|Oklahoma City Community College|
Oklahoma City Community College offers EMT training at the Basic and Paramedic level. EMT-Paramedic training is completed either through a certificate program or Associate in Applied Science degree.
The EMT-Basic course is an eight credit hour course and prepares students for entry level work in the Emergency Medical Services field. This program is $88.60 per credit hour for a total of $708.80 for training. Students must also be prepared to pay for additional fees including books, uniforms, liability insurance, etc. Upon successful completion of this course, students will be eligible to sit for state and national certification examinations at the EMT-Basic level.
EMT-Paramedic training for the Associate in Applied Science degree is made up of 19 credit hours of general education courses, 41 credit hours of major require courses, 3 credit hours of major support courses, and elective hours, for a total of 63 college credit hours. The EMT-Paramedic certificate program is a total of 48 credit hours. The cost per credit hour is $88.60. Students should also be prepared to pay additional fees such as books, liability insurance, bloodborne pathogen and CPR training, a background check, drug testing, a uniform, and other possible fees. This is an accredited program by the Committee on Accreditation of Education Programs for the EMS Professions (CoEMSP) and will allow students to sit for state and national certification examinations.
Oklahoma State University
Oklahoma State University offers EMT training through an Associate in Applied Science degree for Emergency Medical Services – Municipal Fire Protection.
This degree will prepare students for many different careers in the Emergency Medical Services field. Successful completion of this course will prepare students to sit for both the state of Oklahoma License and National Registry exams. Through training, students will gain the skills and knowledge that are needed and necessary to function as an EMS provider in pre-hospital settings. They will be prepared to offer the adequate care for ill or injured persons facing emergency medical situations. Graduates can be expected to earn between $19,000 - $30,000 a year as a professional. Training is completed through 71 credit hours made up of general education courses, technical occupational support and related courses, and core major courses.
Redlands Community College
Redlands Community College, located in El Reno, Oklahoma, offers an EMT-Paramedic training program. This program is for EMT-Basic certified individuals looking for further educational training and career advancements in the Emergency Medical Services field. This program is completed through a total of 69-70 credit hours and will award students with an Associate Degree in Applied Science. This program follows EMT National Standard Curriculum requirements to ensure you the best and most qualified training. Upon successful completion of this program, students will be prepared and eligible to sit for the National Registry for Emergency Medical Technicians examination.
Students in the EMT-Paramedic program at RCC will take 18 hours of general education courses. The course includes English, Professional Report Writing, History, Government, Mathematics, and Psychology or Sociology classes. Students will also complete 12-13 credit hours of courses in Anatomy with a lab, Physiology with a lab, and General Chemistry. Finally, students will take 39 credit hours of EMT core courses including Operations/Rescue Awareness and Paramedic Care I-IV. Clinical rotations in a hospital setting will be incorporated throughout training, and students will complete training in a field internship through an ambulance service or fire department.
Rogers State University
Rogers State University offers EMT training at all levels and successfully prepares students for state and national certification examinations.
The EMT-Basic program is the first level of training. Students are eligible to sit for certification examinations and begin entry-level EMT work at this level. Students may also use this certificate program as a prerequisite for EMT-Paramedic training. EMT-Basic courses are offered during all semesters. During the summer semester, classes are held on Mondays and Wednesdays from 8:00-5:00. During the fall semester, classes are held on Monday and Wednesday from 6:00-10:00 or Tuesday and Thursday from 8:00-12:00. The total cost of this program is $2,094.95 and includes tuition, books, uniforms, additional EMT fees, Bloodborne Pathogens Tuition (required), and immunizations. Students will complete training through 16 hours in an Emergency Department and 24 hours in an EMS service.
Continued training and career advancement opportunities can be obtained through the Associate of Applied Science in Emergency Medical Services degree. This program combines EMT training with college general education courses. General education courses make up 20 credit hours of the program and include English, History, Government, Biology, and Psychology courses. Students will also take 3 credit hours of Medical Terminology. Finally, students will take 46 credit hours of core EMS Paramedic courses including Patient Assessment, Pharmacology, ECG Interpretation, Medical Emergencies, Special Needs, OB/GYN Emergencies, and more. The course is made up of a total of 69 credit hours. The total cost of this two year program is $10,401.40 which is paid in payments through the sequence of the program.