Emergency Service Programs
Helping People Save Lives
The EMT programs are designed for individuals who want to be part of the preparedness, response and recovery efforts in emergency situations. We are dedicated to promoting a sufficient, stable, and well-trained EMS workforce, as well as enhancing the health and safety of all EMS providers. Emergency Medical Services (EMS) professionals get to help people in some of their most trying times. With the right training, you will be prepared to handle some of the most difficult challenges and situations while saving a life or bringing a new life into the world!
EMT Career Pathways
In the EMT program, you will gain a strong foundation in emergency medical practice and prepare for certification. Once certified, you can begin a career as an EMT, or continue your education to become a paramedic, nurse or other emergency medical professional.
To be notified when the class is available, please use this Request Form.
Basic EMT and AEMT now earn college credits. Courses consist of lectures, labs, and online assignments.
Basic EMT and Refresher are scheduled in the Fall (late August), Spring (late January) and Summer (late June).
To be notified when a course start, please complete this request form.
NIMS ICS 100b, 700, and Hazmat Awareness are a requirement for this class.
How to register and pay
- Basic EMT: Complete the non-matriculated student form and submit to the Registrars office. A confirmation email with how to access the student portal and billing information will arrive within 24 hours.
- Basic EMT Refresher and AEMT: Click here to register and pay through our secure online system. Bill your Sponsor/Employer: If your agency is paying for the course we will accept a Commit to Pay that allows us to bill your agency.
- Commit to Pay form if you are sponsored by an Agency
Tuition and Fees Refund Policy
A student may withdraw from any EMT course with the student being liable for payment of tuition per the following schedule:
Prior to 1st day 0% - Refund includes the book cost if the student has yet to receive the book before the first day of class.
During 1st week 25% - No refund given for the textbook
During 2nd week 50% - No refund given for the textbook
During 3rd week 100% - No refund given for the textbook
Students percentage of liability is based on when the college is notified. Notification can be phone (or voicemail), email or letter.
The Basic EMT textbook cost is nonrefundable if the student receives the book in advance or on the first day of class.
NYS Department of Health EMS Reimbursement Information
Qualified NYS EMS agencies may be able to have their tuition expense reimbursed through the NYS Department of Health, Bureau of Emergency Services. Reimbursement for tuition expenses paid at the beginning of an EMT's EMS training program can only be obtained after the class is completed and the student receives his/her certification card. To obtain reimbursement for the full tuition (tuition only, not text or other training materials) the agency requesting reimbursement must complete a State of New York STANDARD VOUCHER (form AC 92).
Click here for the Agency Voucher: NYS Agency Voucher