emergency medical services

The 256-hour Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Class begins in August:

Classes will be held two nights a week dependent on location from 6:00pm to 10:00pm.

Classes begin at these campuses on:
August 14th - Durant Campus
August 15th - McAlester Campus
August 17th - Poteau Campus


  1. Application/Enrollment completed
  2. WorkKeys Test (available through the Academic Center)

Financial arrangements MUST be in place by the first night of class. The cost of the EMT Class for in-district students is $800.00, out-of-district is $1,248.00.


*The Paramedic Program requires students to successfully complete the EMT and Anatomy & Physiology (A&P) prerequisites. The A&P course begins at 9:00 a.m. February 2, 2017. This Tuesday/Thursday class will be taught by distance education originating from the Poteau campus. The following items are required to begin the A & P prerequisite:

  1. Enrollment form
  2. Verification of funding
  3. WorkKeys Test
  4. Learning Styles Assessment 

*The Paramedic course will begin in April 2017 and the deadline to complete your Paramedic Application for acceptance into the program is April 20, 2017. NO APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED AFTER APRIL 20, 2017.

This training will allow you many opportunities to work in the health care field. Examples: Ambulance Services; Fire Departments; Hospital Emergency Departments; Clinics; Industrial EMS, including off-shore; and medical flight services.


  1. Must be 18 years of age to be certified
  2. Must take the WorkKeys and Learning Styles Assessments. (available through the Academic Center)
  3. High school diploma or GED
  4. Must pass the EMT and A&P prerequisites before beginning the Paramedic course.
Drug testing and National Criminal background checks will be required on EMT and Paramedic

Financial Information

Only the Paramedic Program is approved for Financial Aid.  Read more about Financial Aid information for these programs here.

career majors

Please note that Career Majors may not be available at all campuses.

Please download the Student Handbook - Major Addendum located on the Students tab for specific campus offerings. They are identified under the Career Majors with Course Listing section of that booklet.
Emergency Medical Technician
1194 | Financial Aid is available!