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Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Training

This Education Program consists of 200 clock hours of instruction and is designed to provide the student with the skills and knowledge to assess and manage patients who are acutely ill or seriously injured. Training is provided through classroom lecture, demonstrations, skills practice/competency verification, and actual patient care in the pre­ hospital environment and the hospital emergency department.

Upon completion of the Emergency Medical Technician program at Campbellsville University, the student will be eligible to take the certification examination through the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) https://www.nremt.org/


Admission Requirements

All prospective students must apply to the Allied Health program at Campbellsville University at www.campbellsville.edu and submit a copy of a complete high school transcript or GED scores. Students are required to present a government-issued, and non-expired photo ID. All Allied Health students must consent to a background check and drug screen prior to clinical externships.


Each student:

  • Must NOT have been found guilty of, entered a guilty plea, or Alford plea to a felony offense or have completed a diversion program for a felony offense (KRS Chapter 335B.)
  • Must NOT have been subjected to discipline that would prevent certification at the time of application.
  • Must have a valid and current vehicle operator’s license for the United States or Territories.
  • Must have a High School Diploma or GED
  • Must submit to a background check (paid for by Campbellsville University)
  • Be a citizen of the United States, a permanent resident of the United States, or otherwise lawfully present in the United States, as evidenced by submission to the board of:
    • Social Security Card
    • Birth Certificate
    • United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (U.S.C.IS) Permanent Resident Card (form I-5512/Green Card; or
  • Other legal authorization to live and work in the United States.


Tuition: $5,500. Cost includes tuition, books, malpractice insurance, background check, drug screen, certification exam fee, and supply kit.

Monroe County, Kentucky
Campbellsville, Kentucky

Contact: adbays@campbellsville.edu or jcgoodin@campbellsville.edu

Careers in Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)

  • EMT with Emergency Medical Service
  • EMT with Fire/Rescue departments
  • EMT in Emergency Department

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