Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)

Learn the emergency medical care skills to become an emergency medical technician (EMT) and paramedic. Students learn through intensive, scenario-based instruction and the use of state-of-the-art simulation equipment to master the knowledge, hands-on skills and critical thinking needed by EMS responders to help those in need during an emergency.

Industry-recognized credential: North Carolina Emergency Medical Technician

Complete course in: Six months or less

"Thank you for laying such a solid foundation for me to build on in regards to the world of EMS. The EMT-B class changed my life and the way I view the world. Thank you so much!"

Keven Donadio, Emergency Medical Technician-Basic (EMT-B) student

Financial assistance available

Don't have enough money to pay for a course? Right now, Wake Tech's Propel program offers scholarships that cover the cost of registration, fees, books, course-specific supplies and credentialing exams.

Course details and registration information



After successful completion of this course and receipt of your North Carolina EMT credential, you are eligible to receive 8 credit hours in Wake Tech’s EMS AAS degree program.


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