Emergency Medical Services

The EMS program prepares students to work in emergency medical health care services as an Emergency Medical Responder (EMR), or Emergency Medical Technician (EMT). Upon completion of training, students may be eligible to test for an EMR/EMT license after just one year. Students then have the opportunity to apply to continue the training necessary to become a Paramedic.

Program Costs 2023-24

Local Program Offerings:
Emergency Medical Services

Employment Opportunities:
Ambulance Company/Hospital
Emergency Management Director
Police Department
Security Officer
Medical Assistant
Physician Assistant

Emergency Medical Services**

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) CPR/First Aid/AED

  • National Incident Management Systems (NIMS)

  • Traffic Incident Management Systems (TIMS)

  • Hazardous Materials (HazMat) *optional

  • Emergency Medical Responder (EMR)

  • Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)

**The certifications and licensures are available. Some certifications may require testing fees .

Career Tech Student Organization:
HOSA-Future Health Professionals

Additional fees may apply to this program. Red River Technology Center has determined that the disclosure of information regarding textbook and supplemental material fees is not practicable: this information is “To be determined.” Please see the Red River Technology Center Counselor for more information.

EMS Students with RRTC Ambulance