Program Content: This Applied Technology diploma program prepares students for employment as emergency medical technicians. Successful completion equips students with the knowledge, skills, and attitude necessary to be a member of the emergency medical services team. Students are qualified and prepared to pass the Florida EMT – Basic Certification and the National Registry Certification examinations.
1. Apply to Manatee Technical College here: https://manateetech.edu/apply-now
2. Attend a program information session. Call 941.752.8100 to hear a list of dates and times for current program offerings.
Length of Program: 300 hours – approximately 4 months to complete the day program, 5+ months to complete the evening program
Dual Enrollment Available: Yes
Articulation: May be available towards credits at Florida public colleges/universities. Speak with a Career Counselor for more information.
Download State of Florida Frameworks Sheet: Emergency Medical Technician
Required Books and Materials: Emergency Medical Technician
Latest Employment Trends: Florida Department of Economic Opportunity Regional Labor Supply Dashboard
Estimated Total: $2,000*
*An additional fee for a uniform, books, supplies and various materials is required. Fees for certifications and/or licensure may or may not be required. Price is for in-state tuition. For out-of-state tuition, speak with a Career Counselor for more information. MTC is not an I-20 institution.
Location: MTC East Campus, 5520 Lakewood Ranch Blvd., Bradenton, FL 34211 | 941.752.8100
Start Date: August, January
Start Time: 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
For More Information: Contact Mark Toler: 941.752.8100 x 2134, Email