Emergency Medical Technician Certificate:
The 135-hour course is offered by the State Bureau of Vocational, Technical, and Adult Education, with the cooperation of the Governor’s Highway Safety Program, the Mississippi State Department of Health, and the American College of Surgeons Mississippi Committee on Trauma, through the Community/Junior College system.
This program prepares students for a career in emergency medicine as a paramedic. Students who complete this program and pass the National Registry are certified to practice pre-hospital medicine with an ambulance service.
Upon completion of the program, students will be eligible to sit for the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians examination.