Emergency Medical Services Professional

Pine Technical and Community College is excited to announce the introduction of our newest program: Emergency Medical Services Professional! Emergency Medical Services Professionals or EMT’s care for the sick or injured in emergency or medical situations. People’s lives often depend on the fast and thoughtful actions made my EMT’s on the job. The work of an EMT can be strenuous and stressful, sometimes assisting with life or death situations. Do you have what it takes? Apply online today!

Course Information

17 credits with program transfer opportunities to Paramedic, Advanced EMT, Medical Assistant or Nursing Degrees.

Students will learn how to respond to emergency situations and provide emergency medical assistance through:

  • Assessing a patient’s condition, vital signs and course of treatment.
  • Providing first aid or life support care to sick or injured patients.
  • Transporting patients to a nearby facility for continued triage and care.
  • Medical charting and reporting of observations and treatments to transferring physicians, nurses, or other medical personal.
  • Collaboration with police and firefighters to provide the best care to those in emergency situations.

 For more course information regarding course workload and college credits, please view: Emergency Medical Services Certificate

Career Outlook

  • The average pay for Minnesota EMT’s in 2017 was $40,640.
  • Employment of EMT’s or other emergency professionals is projected to grow 15% by 2026 or an increase of 37,400 workers. This is much higher than the average occupation growth rate of 7%.
  • With increasing rates of car crashes, natural disasters or acts of violence comes a higher demand for skilled EMT’s.
  • Gainful Employment for Emergency Medical Services Professional Diploma - 17 credits 

Financial Aid

  • Pine Technical and Community College offers one of the lowest tuition rates in the state!
  • Scholarships may be available to those who qualify.
  • If you have any questions, please stop into Student Affairs and speak to our Financial Aid staff or visit our Financial Aid page on the web.


If you have further questions, please contact 

Mollyann McCann
Recruitment and Admissions Specialist




Source: Bureau of Labor Statisitcs