Is an Online EMT Education Possible?

Yes! Kaplan University is an accredited US institution offering programs to train individuals to become outstanding emergency medical technicians, EMTs, paramedics, emergency medical service workers, etc. According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, at present there are 217,920 people employed as emergency medical technicians and paramedics alone in America, and their average annual salary is $33,020. Medical and clinical laboratory technicians make on average $37,860 per year and there are about 152,420 of them employed today. Online schools like Kaplan University have been proven to help successfully launch workers into this field.

EMT Common Job Tasks
  • transporting the sick or injured to a medical facility
  • working with police and fire fighters
  • transfering patients to the emergency department
  • assessing the nature of the patient's condition
  • determining whether the patient has pre-existing conditions
  • monitoring the patient's vital signs
  • using special equipment to immobilize patients
  • placing them on stretchers for transport to hospital
  • working on critically injured patients
  • providing additional emergency treatment
Popular Journals & Magazines EMT Organizations Related Professions Currently in Demand
  • Emergency Medical Technician
  • Medical Training Officer
  • Firefighter
  • Lead Instructor
  • Park Ranger
  • On-Call Health Screener
  • Communication Specialist
  • Flight Paramedic
  • Fire Chief
  • Supervisory Health System Specialist BLS
Top Cities for EMT
  • Houston
  • St Louis
  • Tampa
  • San Antonio
  • Orlando
  • Denver
  • Knoxville
  • Atlanta
  • Augusta
  • Rochester
Top States for EMT
  • New Hampshire
  • Virginia
  • Maryland
  • New York
  • Maine
  • Oregon
  • North Dakota
  • Ohio
  • Arizona
  • Alabama
Common EMT Degree Program Names
  • BS in Nursing
  • BS in Healthcare Administration
  • MS in Nursing - Nurse Administrator
  • Advanced Start BS in Fire and Emergency Management
  • BS in Fire and Emergency Management
  • Advanced Start BS in Fire Science
  • Bachelor of Science in Fire Science
  • Advanced Start BS in Health Science
  • Advanced BS in Emergency Management Start BS in Public Health
  • BS in Emergency Management * BS in Emergency Management
Common EMT Course Titles
  • Intro to Orientation in EMT
  • Medical-Legal Issues
  • Professionalis and Ethics
  • Topography
  • Nervous System
  • Human Physiology
  • Cardiovascular System
  • Resperatory System
  • Lifting and Moving Systems
  • Arway Module

EMT Programs by State & City