Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) & Paramedic Degree at Pierce College District 11

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Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) & Paramedic Degree

The Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) & Paramedic degree track is a field of study emphasizing the type of health care provider offering emergency medical services. An Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) is a clinician trained to respond to emergency and often life-threatening situations including trauma, accidents, and medical issues. Get more details below including other Washington colleges that offer emergency medical technician (EMT) & Paramedic degrees.

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Students Enrolled in the Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) & Paramedic Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. Pierce College District 11 offers a less than one year certificate program in emergency medical technician (EMT) & Paramedic.

Students by Gender (2015)

 Graduates
Male51
Female14

Students by Race (2015)

 Graduates
Black5
Hispanic4
White52
Multiple Races2
Unknown2

Source: IPEDS Survey 2012-2015: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

Career Options for Graduates

Upon completion of the Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) & Paramedic program at Pierce College District 11, most students have pursued careers in the following fields:

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary

Description

Teach courses in health specialties, in fields such as dentistry, laboratory technology, medicine, pharmacy, public health, therapy, and veterinary medicine.

Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics

Description

Assess injuries, administer emergency medical care, and extricate trapped individuals. Transport injured or sick persons to medical facilities.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, emergency medical technicians and paramedics employment is expected to grow at a rate of 24.2% from 2014 to 2024

Salary & Wages

  • Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division
    • Total Employment: 1
    • Average Hourly Rate: $31.81
    • Average Annual Salary: $66170
  • Tacoma-Lakewood, WA Metropolitan Division
    • Total Employment: 180
    • Average Hourly Rate: $37.39
    • Average Annual Salary: $77770

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) & Paramedic Programs in Washington

Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) & Paramedic programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

Tacoma Community College

Tacoma, WA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 27 students completed this program

Programs

  • Emergency Medical Technology (C,A)
  • Medical Radiologic Technology (C,A)
  • Ultrasound Technician (C,A)

University of Washington - Seattle Campus

Seattle, WA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College

Programs

  • Emergency Medical Technology (B)
  • Medical Radiologic Technology (B)
  • Physician Assistant (B)

North Seattle Community College

Seattle, WA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Emergency Medical Technology (C)

Everett Community College

Everett, WA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 36 students completed this program

Programs

  • Emergency Medical Technology (C)

Central Washington University

Ellensburg, WA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 17 students completed this program

Programs

  • Emergency Medical Technology (B)

Columbia Basin College

Pasco, WA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 22 students completed this program

Programs

  • Emergency Medical Technology (C,A)
  • Surgical Technologist (C,A)
  • Ultrasound Technician (C,A)
  • Radiologic Technology (C,A)

Spokane Community College

Spokane, WA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Cardiovascular Technology (A)
  • Emergency Medical Technology (A)
  • Surgical Technologist (A)
  • Ultrasound Technician (A)

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FINANCIAL AID RATE
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STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
17:1

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$5,468