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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for the EMT Program

What are the program prerequisites?

There are no prerequisite courses, however all students enrolled in the program must be at least 18 years of age and possess a current health care provider level CPR certificate.

How do I apply to the program?

Students may enroll into the program by enrolling into Health Science 77B at their registration date and time. Verification of age and CPR status will be done by the instructor the first day of class. Enrollment will continue until the class if full.

What is a typical schedule?

The program consists of a single course with a lecture, skills laboratory, and clinical observation component. Lecture is typically two evenings per week for 4 hours. Skills lab is a component of the lecture hours. Each student must complete a minimum of 10 hours of observation in an emergency room setting. Courses are offered each fall and spring semester.

What about financial aid?

Students are advised to seek information regarding financial aid from the college financial aid office.

How much does the program cost?

While it is not possible to give specific costs for each individual, a listing of typical costs follows below:

Tuition: 7 units @ $26 per unit $182*
Textbooks (includes prerequisite courses): $200
Supplies: $100

** total does not include gasoline, vehicle maintenance, and child care as these are individual costs



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Stockton, California 95207
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