FAX: (608) 616-1590
FAX: (608) 616-1590
Protective Services Education Building 100
1701 Pearson Street
Madison WI 53704
Monday - Thursday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Emergency Medical Technician is an entry-level program and meets requirements for licensure in Wisconsin and certification with the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians. This program is offered throughout the district.
Students must be at least 18 years old.
This program has a state-mandated hours requirement.
The National Registry of EMT's Practical Exam is offered on site at the end of your course.
EMS Student Dress Code is enforced at all times. Madison College EMS or Fire Program shirts are required.
Health history documentation is required. Lab results and vaccination documentation are obtained from your healthcare provider by you.
You must complete a Background Information Disclosure and Criminal History Check (CHC) prior to placement in the field. Information obtained from the CHC may affect your ability to secure a WI EMS Training Permit. Under no circumstances are students assigned to the clinical area until all requirements are met.
Travel to fieldwork sites is necessary and is your responsibility.
Students in the EMT program can attend part time. Each cohort consists of two parts, EMT 1 and EMT 2, which you enroll in together.
Emergency Medical Technician classes may be offered at these Madison College campuses:
Explore financial aid eligibility for this program.
All courses for this program are offered only in person.
Cohort 1 - Protective Services Building; Mondays & Wednesdays 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 29-July 31, 2019 Class #10417 & 10418
Cohort 2 - Protective Services Building; Tuesdays & Thursdays 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 30-August 1, 2019 Class #10464 & 10465
Prospective program students, the information below reflects the basic requirements for students admitted for the 2018-2019 academic year. To learn more about Madison College, visit us.
Current program students (including newly admitted), go directly to your Degree Progress Report (also referred to as an Advising Report or Academic Requirements) to view:
If you have questions after reviewing your report, please see Advising Services.
After completing the EMT program at Madison Area Technical College, you will be able to:
Earning your Wisconsin EMT License upon completion of the EMT program at Madison Area Technical College prepares you for valuable work as an Emergency Medical Technician.
With additional education and/or work experience, graduates may find employment as:
|Number of Program Graduates||166||185||168|
|Number of Surveys Sent||166||185||143|
|Number of Surveys Returned||112||115||94|
|Percent of Surveys Returned||67.50%||62.20%||65.70%|
|Available for Employment||56||87||68|
|Percent Available for Employment||86.20%||87.90%||88.30%|
|Not in Labor Market||56||28||26|
|Percent Not in Labor Market||86.20%||28.30%||33.80%|
|Percent of Graduates Employed||91.10%||96.60%||92.60%|
|Employed in Related Occupation||31||52||39|
|Percent Employed in Related Occupation||60.80%||61.90%||61.90%|
|Employed in Unrelated Occupation||20||32||24|
|Percent Employed in Unrelated Occupation||39.20%||38.10%||38.10%|
|Employed - No Response||0||0||0|
|Percent Employed - No Response||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%|
|Percent Seeking Employment||8.90%||3.40%||7.40%|
|Student satisfaction Mean (Out of 4)||3.5||3.5||3.7|
|Number of Satisfaction Responses||65||97||76|
|Percent Very Satisfied||60.00%||59.80%||71.10%|
|Percent Very Unsatisfied||1.50%||2.10%||0.00%|
|Number of Primary Reason Responses||112||115||94|
|Preparation for Getting a Job||19||22||24|
|Percent Preparation for Getting a Job||17.00%||19.10%||25.50%|
|Percent Career Change||8.90%||13.00%||10.60%|
|Improvement of Existing Skills||9||7||12|
|Percent Improvement of Existing Skills||8.00%||6.10%||12.80%|
|Preparation for Further Education||59||41||33|
|Percent Preparation for Further Education||52.70%||35.70%||35.10%|
|Percent Personal Interest||13.40%||26.10%||16.00%|
|Number of When Employment Obtained Responses||50||83||62|
|Percent Before Enrollment||36.00%||42.20%||45.20%|
|While Attending the College||12||13||15|
|Percent While Attending the College||24.00%||15.70%||24.20%|
|After Training at the College||20||35||19|
|Percent After Training at the College||40.00%||42.20%||30.60%|
|Number of Employment Location Responses||51||84||63|
|In College District||34||59||55|
|Percent In College District||66.70%||70.20%||87.30%|
|In Wisconsin, Not in District||10||15||4|
|Percent of In Wisconsin||19.60%||17.90%||6.30%|
|Outside of Wisconsin||2||4||2|
|Percent Outside Wisconsin||3.90%||4.80%||3.20%|
|Employer Location Unknown||5||6||2|
|Percent Location Unknown||9.80%||7.10%||3.20%|
|Full Time Employment (Related Job)||Full Time Salary Count||12||21||16|
|Average Monthly Wage||$2,330||$2,037||$2,249|
|Average Hourly Wage||$13.55||$11.84||$13.07|
|Average Work Hours per Week||45.8||46.3||46.8|
|Part Time Employment (Related Job)||Part Time Salary Count||11||21||17|
|Average Hourly Wage||$8.49||$7.42||$8.07|
|Average Work Hours per Week||18.9||17||18.6|
|Wisconsin TechConnectTM Jobs*||Madison||Non-Madison|
|Number of Full Time Positions Open||22||9|
|Number of Part Time Positions Open||9||24|
|American Red Cross||Phlebotomist|
|Bell Ambulance||Emergency Medical Technician||Milwaukee|
|Boston Scientific||Supplier Quality Engineering Intern||Maple Grove||MN|
|Brooklyn Village Fire & EMS Department||Volunteer EMT-Basic||Brooklyn|
|City of Fitchburg Fire Dept||Firefighter||Fitchburg||2|
|City of Madison Fire Dept||Firefighter|
|City of Sun Prairie Fire Dept||Firefighter||Sun Prairie|
|Cross Plains Fire / EMS||Emergency Medical Technician||Cross Plains|
|Curtis Universal Ambulance Service||Emergency Medical Technician||Milwaukee|
|DeForest Area Fire & EMS||Emergency Medical Technician||DeForest||3|
|District One EMS||Emergency Medical Technician||Mazomanie|
|Divine Savior Healthcare||Certified Nursing Assistant||Portage|
|Ho-Chunk EMS||Emergency Medical Technician||Baraboo|
|Home Health United||Emergency Medical Technician||Prairie du Sac|
|Lake Mills EMS||Emergency Medical Technician||Lake Mills|
|Lodi Area EMS Services||Emergency Medical Technician||Lodi|
|Madison Police Departments Training Center||Teacher|
|Madison Town Building Inspection||Firefighter|
|Maple Bluff EMS & Fire||Emergency Medical Technician/Firefighter|
|Maple Bluff EMS & Fire||Firefighter/Emergency Medical Technician Intern|
|Maple Bluff EMS & Fire||Intern|
|Maple Bluff Police Dept||Record Administrator|
|Marquette County EMS||Emergency Medical Technician||Montello|
|Marshall Area EMS||Emergency Medical Technician||Marshall||4|
|McFarland EMS||Emergency Medical Technician||McFarland|
|Monona Fire Dept||Firefighter/Emergency Medical Responder||Monona|
|Mount Horeb Fire Dept||Intern Firefighter||Mount Horeb|
|Mount Horeb Fire Dept||Intern Firefighter/Emergency Medical Technician||Mount Horeb|
|New Glarus EMS||Emergency Medical Technician||New Glarus|
|Oregon Area Fire & EMS District||Firefighter/Emergency Medical Technician||Oregon||2|
|Paratech Ambulance Services Inc||Emergency Medical Technician||Milwaukee||2|
|Poynette / DeKorra Fire Dept||Emergency Medical Technician||Poynette|
|Reedsburg Area Ambulance Service||Emergency Medical Technician||Reedsburg|
|Ryan Brothers Ambulance||Emergency Medical Technician|
|Sauk Prairie Memorial Hospital & Clinics||Educational Technician||Prairie du Sac|
|Sun Prairie Volunteer Fire Dept||Firefighter/Emergency Medical Technician||Sun Prairie|
|UW Health Hospital & Clinics||ER Registration|
|Verona Fire Dept||Firefighter||Verona||2|
|Waunakee Area EMS||Emergency Medical Technician||Waunakee||2|
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