Program Profile: Emergency Medical Technician - Basic (EMT-B) Training

Program Description | Accreditation | Program Highlights
Faculty | Class Size | Length of Program
Locations | Prerequisites | Costs
Scholarships and Financial Aid | How to Apply | About the Profession

Program Description

Name of program: Emergency Medical Technician - Basic (EMT-B) Training

Program Overview: Enhance your career opportunities in emergency medical care or augment training in nursing and allied health care. This course meets the Idaho and National requirements for certification as a basic EMT. The curriculum is designed to familiarize you with basic emergency medical equipment and treating the sick and injured patient. State or national written and practical testing is required for certification.


Idaho Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Bureau, Idaho Division of Professional Technical Education

Program Highlights


2 full-time faculty, 2 clinical faculty and 10 clinical sites.

All faculty meet the Idaho EMS Bureau requirements for faculty status: At least three years experience as a EMT, successful completion of the Idaho EMS Bureau Instructor Orientation course, and successful completion of the state-approved course on teaching the adult student.

Class Size

Fixed Seats: No

Number of students in entering class: 24

Total number of students enrolled in program: 24

Length of Program

Number of academic years needed to complete the program: 1


Locations offered: Pocatello

Program offered fully online? No

Program delivered through distance presentation? No


Required Degree: None


Tuition: $475

Professional fees: $50

Books: $75

Scholarships and Financial Aid

Scholarship Deadline: Contact the Scholarship Office for more information.

Financial Aid Deadline: Contact the Office of Financial Aid for more information.

How to Apply

Application Deadline: One day before class begins

Program Start Date: Fall and Spring semester

Other Information: Workforce Training

About the Profession

ISU Workforce Training EMT-B course prepares the student for employment in EMS ambulance services throughout the state of Idaho.

Potential Salary: Varies -