Where in New Hampshire Can I Take EMT Training Courses?

Learn about EMT programs in New Hampshire. Get information about degrees available, admission prerequisites and program requirements to make an informed decision about your education. Schools offering Fire & Emergency Services degrees can also be found in these popular choices.

If you would like to become an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) or paramedic, you will have to undergo the proper training in order to pass the licensing exam. Here you will read about two schools in New Hampshire that offer such training and/or refresher programs in this field.

What You Need to Know

Training at the Initial EMT (formerly known as Basic), EMT-Advanced (formerly known as Intermediate) and EMT-Paramedic levels is available for students in New Hampshire, typically at 2-year schools. These programs may prepare you to take the national licensing examination for EMTs and paramedics and/or lead to an associate's degree or be transferable to a 4-year bachelor's degree program.

EMT Training Programs in New Hampshire

New England EMS Institute

This school offers EMT courses at the Initial, Advanced, and Paramedic levels. You may also enroll in EMT Refresher Training or Paramedic Refresher Training. Additionally, if you are interested in paramedic education, you may be able to transfer these credits to a degree program.

  • Program Name: EMT Program - Initial Training; Advanced EMT Program - Initial Training; EMT-Paramedic - Initial Training; EMT Refresher Training Program
  • Specialization Areas: EMT-Basic, EMT-Advanced, EMT-Paramedic, Refresher Programs
  • Program Length: EMT-Basic, 140 hours; EMT-Advanced, 200 hours; EMT-Paramedic, 1200 hours, 16 months
  • Tuition and Fees: EMT-Basic $750; EMT-Advanced, $1,200; EMT-Paramedic, $9,500; Refresher Programs $200 (2016-2017)
  • Prerequisites: Preceeding courses, if applicable; proof of immunizations, 18 years old, current CPR or Basic Life Saving certification;
  • School Type: 2-year, public

EMT Associate Degree Programs in New Hampshire

NHTI-Concord's Community College

NHTI-Concord's Community College offers a paramedic-level EMT training program that results in an associate degree. This is not a program for novice technicians, and in order to apply to the program, you must already be NREMT- or state-certified as an EMT. This program is designed for EMTs to develop their paramedic skills and knowledge of theory, and once you complete the program, you will be eligible to sit for EMT-Paramedic certification.

The program includes both classroom and practical training, and you will take courses in hospital clinic procedures, advanced cardiology, pharmacology and medical emergencies. The school also provides opportunities for internships while you complete your coursework. Additionally, if you are interested in paramedic education, the degree will allow you to transfer into a 4-year degree program.

  • Program Name: Associate in Science in Paramedic Emergency Medicine
  • Specialization Area: EMT-Paramedic
  • Program Length: 2 years
  • Tuition and Fees: $7,104 in-state; $15,264 out-of-state (2015-2016)
  • Requirements: state or NREMT EMT certification
  • School Type: 2-year, public; 4,284 students (all undergraduate)

In summary, both EMT and paramedic training and refresher programs are available at the New England EMS Institute, while NHTI-Concord's Community College offers an Associate in Science in Paramedic Emergency Medicine.

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