Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)

Emergency medical technicians are trained to assess a patient’s condition and to provide basic life support to patients in a pre-hospital emergency care setting.  Job opportunities include private ambulance services, fire departments, hospitals, volunteer services and/or ancillary care.



The Emergency Medical Technician program at Mid-South Community College focuses on basic life support skills such as airway maintenance and ventilatory support, cardiopulmonary resuscitation, fracture immobilization, patient assessment and use of emergency medical services equipment.

Upon successful completion of this semester-long program, students will receive a Certificate of Proficiency and will sit for the Emergency Medical Technician National Registry Exam.

Mid-South Community College offers degree and certificate programs to meet student and community needs. Program courses address general education knowledge as well as behaviors needed for good citizenship and successful careers. Goals and course objectives are listed in the colleges catalog under Academic Programs to inform students so that they can better relate their college studies to their personal educational and career goals.

For more information about programs offered at Mid-South Community College or how to register, contact the Admissions Office at 870.733.6728 or email admissions@midsouthcc.edu.

Potential Annual Salary:

Emergency Medical Technicians | $21,873 – $37,877


These salaries are based on information from the Arkansas Department of Workforce Education and salary.com. They reflect earnings for employees with several years of experience.


Students with disabilities verified by a qualified physician are entitled

 to reasonable accommodations needed to complete their educational goals while attending MSCC.

For Gainful Employment information, please visit www.midsouthcc.edu/index.php?id=367.

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