Emergency Medical Services

Emergency Medical Services

Emergency Medical Technician: Certificate, Advanced EMT

EMTs respond to a variety of incidents and bring with them the necessary equipment to begin treatment of medical and traumatic conditions while transporting patients to the hospital to receive ongoing care. These careers require a high level of dedication and a strong passion to help others. If you’re up for the challenge, start your Life. Changing. journey today!

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Location: Centerville & Ottumwa Campus
Total Cost: $24,207
Entry Term: Fall
Length: 8 Terms or 24 Months

“If you want to get an education that will lead to a successful career, I recommend Indian Hills. The instructors believe in the mission of changing students’ lives and teaching what you need to know to grow in your future career.”

Frequently Asked Questions

  • In-state tuition: $203 per credit hour
  • Out-of-state tuition: $255 per credit hour
  • Your total bill will be based on the number of credit hours for which you are enrolled. Some programs of study will require you to purchase a uniform, books, tools, or other items, and it is important to budget for these costs as well.
  • For more information on the Cost of Attendance, please visit our Financial Aid page.

Yes, we have five residence halls including apartment-style and traditional style dorms.

Indian Hills has articulation agreements and transfer plans with many four-year colleges and universities. However, not all credits are guaranteed to transfer because of differences in programs and requirements among various institutions. An Academic Advisor will also assist you in your future academic plans.

The first step in order to receive financial aid is to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Complete and submit the FAFSA online. It is important to file the FAFSA as soon after October 1st as possible to ensure you receive priority processing.

Our school code is 008298.

Most degrees at Indian Hills can be completed in approximately 2 years depending on program and individual circumstances such as transfer credits and time away from school.

View detailed program requirements in our catalog.

Emergency Medical Services Program Outcomes

  • NREMT Cognitive - 81.8%
  • Retention - 91.7%
  • Job Placement - 100%

  • NREMT Cognitive - 50%
  • Retention - 71%
  • Job Placement - 80%

  • NREMT Cognitive - 100%
  • Retention - 71.4%
  • Job Placement - 80%

  • NREMT Cognitive - 60%
  • Retention - 55.6%
  • Job Placement - 100%

  • NREMT Cognitive - 88.9%
  • Retention - 66.7%
  • Job Placement - 100%
Accreditation Information

In March 2012, IHCC Paramedic program was recognized with initial accreditation after demonstrating substantial compliance with the nationally established accreditation standards and the commitment to continuous quality improvement in education. Outcome assessments that reflect the program thresholds are posted on the IHCC EMS web site for public review. The Indian Hills Community College Paramedic Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions.


25400 U.S. Highway 19 North, Suite 158 | Clearwater, FL 33763 | 727-210-2350 | www.caahep.org

Program Accreditation Mission Statement: To prepare competent entry-level Paramedics in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains with or without exit points at the Advanced Emergency Medical Technician and/or Emergency Medical Technician, and/or Emergency Medical Responder levels.

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