Emergency Medical Technician

Please note: The following courses are offered for both credit and noncredit. Please see the explanation regarding the course fee for additional details.

Note: Course details for Summer 2019 will be available on December 15. The courses below were offered in Summer 2018 and can serve as a guide to what is typically offered.

Physical Development Programs

Emergency Medical Technician

PDP ER 400

This 140+ hour EMT course prepares students to take the written and practical EMT exams issued by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the National Registry of EMTs. Students learn aspects of pre-hospital emergency care for injuries and illnesses as well as practice patient assessment and emergency procedures. Emergency room and ambulance observations are additional components of the course. There are no course prerequisites, but students must attend all class sessions and pass the written and practical exams. Course fee includes the required textbook, materials, lab fee and CPR training. Variable cr.

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Online Emergency Medical Technician

PDP ER 401

This 140+ hour EMT course prepares students to take the written and practical EMT exams issued by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the National Registry of EMTs. This course consists of lectures given online by an instructor teaching in real time Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays. Labs are held on Saturdays and Sundays in person at Boston University. Students must have a computer with working webcam, speakers, and microphone and reliable access to internet. Students learn aspects of pre-hospital emergency care for injuries and illnesses as well as practice patient assessment and emergency procedures. Emergency room and ambulance observations are additional components of the course. There are no course prerequisites, but students must attend all class sessions and pass the written and practical exams. Course fee includes the required textbook, materials, lab fee and CPR training. Variable cr.

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