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Emergency Medical Technician

Course Information

Summa offers the EMT program twice a year. The course is approximately four and one-half (4 1/2) months in duration. Classes are held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:00 – 10:00 p.m. one starting in the winter and the other in the fall each year on the Akron City campus.

Course Overview

The EMT program is divided into two parts. Part I consists of 140 hours of classroom time, of which half of the hours are devoted to practical skills. Part II is the clinical portion of the course. The Summa EMT Advisory Committee requires 28 hours of clinical time. Summa requires the EMT student to complete the clinical portion of the curriculum before the National Registry Written Exam.

Initial Requirements

  • 18 Years of Age
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Valid Ohio Driver’s License
  • Passing score on entrance exam
  • Application
  • Full Pre-Entrance Requirements

Course Tuition: See Application Packet


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