EMT Admissions

The Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) college credit certificate is a one-semester program  offered on the Dale Mabry, Plant City and SouthShore campuses that prepares students to provide basic life support measures as a member of an ambulance crew at the scene of an accident, during transport to a hospital or medical facility, and in the medical facility. Coursework combines classroom lectures, practical skills laboratory training, and actual patient clinical experiences.

This certificate does not require submission of the Health Science Application and Fees 

EMT Registration Information

The HCC EMT Program is a one semester, 12 credit program that is offered every semester at the Dale Mabry, Plant City and South Shore Campuses. There are three classes required: EMT Lecture (EMS 1119) EMT Practicum (EMS 1119L) and EMT Clinical (EMS 1431). Classes are offered both in the day and evening. The evening hours are 5:00 PM to 8:30 PM Depending on how students arrange their class schedule, students can be on campus 2 or 4 days /evenings a week. Specific course days and times can be found by visiting our website and using the “Search for Course Sections” link at the top of the page once registration has begun. You must be an HCC student to begin the registration process. If you have never attended HCC please fill out the “New Student Application” found on the HCC website. Allow at least 2 days for processing.

While our EMT program is open enrollment, students must still meet certain eligibility requirements. After submitting the HCC application, students should schedule to meet with one of our Health Sciences Advisors below. Classes that are full cannot be overridden.

All Health Sciences students are required to submit to a criminal background check, random drug test, physical exam and provide documentation of up-to-date immunizations. The total cost of the program with in-state tuition is approximately $1600. Out of state tuition is significantly higher.

To setup an appointment or to ask specific questions regarding enrollment and entrance requirements please call or email Ms. Ashley Cooper, 813.259.6321, acooper20@hccfl.edu or Melissa Leon at 813.253.7228 mleon15@hccfl.edu