Emergency Medical Technician - Hybrid*

Due prior to registration: Prerequisites: High school diploma or GED; CPR certification will be provided during class for students and is a required element regardless of certification status at the beginning of the course. Documentation of physical exam including drug screening, documentation of immunizations, PPD test, and Hepatitis B series. Candidates must be 18 years of age by the last day of the program and have the physical capability to perform all required skills and tasks of an EMT-Basic. Candidates must obtain a reading score of 9 on the Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE) or the Core Academic Skills Assessment (CASA).

Due on first day of class: Proof of adequate health insurance is required on the first day of class. Students failing to provide health insurance documentation will not be eligible for the required clinical/ internship portion of the program. Students shall be required to register with the New Jersey Office of Emergency Medical Services Certification System during orientation. This includes a criminal background check. Students with a criminal history may not be eligible for state or national EMT certification. Workforce Development tuition refund policy applies.

In partnership with Mutual Aid Emergency Services & Public Safety Training of South Jersey, Atlantic Cape Community College is proud to provide the New Jersey Department of Health Emergency Medical Technician Course. This course is open to candidates interested in obtaining the necessary skills and education to provide emergency medical care as an entry-level prehospital health care provider. This program will enable successful candidates with the proper training and critical thinking skills to obtain their EMT certification through either the State of New Jersey and/or the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT). Certification qualifies the candidate for various volunteer and career positions available throughout the State of New Jersey and other states recognizing NREMT or NJ certification. EMTs are widely used in hospitals, ambulances, patient transport units, racetracks, sports stadiums, concerts, and bike teams.

This course covers the materials and skills identified in the 2009 National EMS Education Standards and the 2005 National EMS Scope of Practice Model as adopted by the State of New Jersey, meeting and exceeding the guidelines in the current National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s EMS Education Standards. 

Students completing course requirements will earn certificates in I-100 Incident Command, I-700 National Incident Management System, I-907 Active Shooter, Hazardous Materials Awareness, CBRNE Awareness, and WMD Awareness.

College Pathways: Upon successful completion and credential attainment, you may be eligible for up to 6 college credits toward an Atlantic Cape degree. 

Note: Students failing to clear a criminal background check and failure to provide proof of insurance documentation will not be eligible for the clinical/internship portion of the program.

EMTC-501 (270 hours: 100 classroom/lab, 10 clinical, 160 online)
Fee: $2,259 (Tuition $1,859, Materials $400)
  • Section AW01-Worthington Atlantic City Campus
    Mondays and Wednesdays, beginning June 1 (ends August 31), 6-10 p.m 
  • Section AW03-Worthington Atlantic City Campus
    Mondays and Wednesdays, beginning March 2 (ends June 1), 6-10 p.m
EMTC-501 (270 hours: 140 classroom/lab, 10 clinical, 120 online)
Fee: $2,259 (Tuition $1,859, Materials $400)
  • Section CW02-Cape May County Campus
    Mondays and Wednesdays 6-10 p.m. and Saturdays 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., beginning January 29 (ends April 9)

Registration due two weeks prior to class start date.


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