Certificate in Emergency Medical Technician – Basic

This program is to prepare students to provide emergency care in a 911 setting. EMT-Basics are licensed professionals in the State of New Mexico who work under the guidance of a Medical Director and provide care in numerous settings from urban to wilderness. Successful completion of this course will allow students to sit for the National Registry Board Exam for New Mexico licensure.

Prerequisite to the program: Students must place into or have taken ENGL 111 or show proof of college English.

Class Requirements


AHAC 151        Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers (.5)

EMSI 160          EMT – Basic (8)

EMSI 160L       EMT – Basic Lab (3)

EMSI 161L       EMT – Basic Clinical (1)

NOTE: See First-Year Student Success Course Requirement on Page 8.


For all requirements needed to register for the EMT Program, please see the attached document.

Requirements for EMSI Registration