Emergency Medical Services
Emergency Medical Technician Intermediate Certificate
• Must have a high school diploma or GED.
• Must take the
college placement test to determine Math and English levels if no
college level courses were previously completed.
Current EMT-basic certification.
One year full-time experience verified by employer.
Upon successful completion of the program the graduate
will be eligible to sit for the EMT-Intermediate certification examination.
Emergency medical services are among the newest, most dynamic, and most
progressive disciplines within the field of medicine. Thirty years ago, there
were no emergency medical technicians or paramedics, and pre-hospital treatment
and transportation was provided by funeral home, police, and fire personnel with
little or no training or specialized equipment. With the dramatic advances in
knowledge, education and equipment developed since that time, Americans now
expect highly trained and skilled experts in pre-hospital emergency medicine to
respond swiftly in their time of need. It is the goal of the emergency medical
services program to provide our community with a corps of highly educated,
trained, motivated and professional EMS personnel to help fulfill that
The EMT-Intermediate certificate prepares emergency medical technicians to practice at the
intermediate level. It provides supervised classroom, laboratory
training, clinical experiences in emergency departments, and other areas in
affiliating hospitals, and supervised field placement at emergency medical
As a student in this program, you will be required to complete four on-campus
lecture and laboratory courses and approximately 200-250 hours of intensive
clinical/field placement assignments. This program is accredited by the
Massachusetts Office of Emergency Medical Services.
Upon successful completion of the didactic and clinical components of this
program, the student will be eligible to take the certification examination for
EMT-Intermediate of the Massachusetts Office of Emergency Medical Services.
To qualify for admission to the program, candidates must have a high school
diploma or GED. Prospective students must take the college placement test to
determine math and English levels if no college level courses were previously
Additionally, students must have a current EMT-basic certification and one
year of full-time experience verified by an employer..
A Criminal Offenders Record Information (CORI) and Sexual Offenders Record
Information (SORI) check is required of all students accepted into the program.
Students should be aware that a court record might prevent them from
clinical/field rotation or certification examination for paramedics by the
Massachusetts Department of Public Health.
In addition to receiving a grade of C or higher in all intermediate courses,
you must demonstrate satisfactory progress in all clinical, laboratory, and
field placement experiences to be eligible to continue in this program.
Intermediate Module I
Intermediate Module II
Intermediate Module III
Intermediate Module IV
Intermediate Module V
Intermediate Module VI