Emergency Medical Technology
Biological and Health Sciences Division, Room B213, (847) 543-2042
This degree provides students with the knowledge and skills needed to gain employment as an emergency medical technician. Graduates of this program will be provided with a high degree of specialized emergency medical training and courses of general education designed to provide breadth of knowledge in a variety of fields, specific scientific knowledge, and additional communication skills.
To complete an A.A.S., students are strongly encouraged to meet with an Academic Success Advisor to identify coursework that will meet degree requirements.
Recommended Plan of Study
^ CLC 120 is an institutional requirement for graduation.
* BIO 245 is only required if BIO 244 was taken instead of BIO111 in the second semester.
Note: All EMT classes are held at area hospitals or fire and rescue departments. Registration for EMT 111 classes can be self-enrolled with appropriate prerequisites. All other EMT class registration is processed directly through the individual site hosting the class. Space is limited and classes fill up quickly.
For more information, please contact one of the EMS coordinators listed below. For more information on recommended courses or program specific advising, contact department chair, Carol Wismer at (847) 543-2142, or the Biological and Health Sciences division at (847) 543-2042.
North Lake County EMS /Vista Hospital
EMT-Basic (847) 360-2038 EMT-Paramedic Dave Chase (847) 360-2205
Advocate Condell Medical Center
EMT-Paramedic Brianna Flynn (847) 990-5319
Lake Forest Hospital Northwestern Medicine
EMT-Basic Gregory Fuchs (224) 271-4246 and Autumn Talley (224) 271-5545
NorthShore University Health System/ Highland Park Hospital
EMT-Basic and EMT Paramedic Jill Maryan (847) 480-3981
Round Lake Fire Department
EMT-Basic (EMT Department permission) Battalion Chief, Anthony Carraro (847) 546-2134
Important Financial Aid Information - EMT A.A.S. as well as EMT-Basic and EMT Paramedic certificate programs are not eligible for Title IV aid. Only students who are eligible for benefits under the Illinois Veteran’s grant, Illinois National Guard, or MIA/POW or VA Federal Benefits may receive financial aid for these programs.