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EMT Advanced Certification

This program is offered at Clark State's Bellefontaine and Springfield locations.

This program builds on the existing knowledge and skill of the EMT certification in the following distinct areas: roles and responsibilities of the advanced-level provider, pre-hospital environment, preparatory skills including advanced patient assessment, medical communications, advanced airway management, defibrillation, epinephrine administration, pain management, and shock management with intravenous fluid therapy. The courses listed below provide the foundation for state and National Registry Certification at the EMT Advanced level.


An individual seeking a career in emergency medical services should realize that to be successful, he/she must be emotionally stable, flexible, and physically fit enough to perform the minimum entry-level job requirements.

Prior to entering EMS 1106, the student must meet the following entrance requirements: 

  • Pass COMPASS Reading score of 70 or better, Writing score of 70 or better, and Math score of 47 or better, or pass with a grade of C or better, the appropriate College preparatory course. (CPE 0200 for Reading, CPE 0300 with a B or CPE 0400 with a C for Writing, and CPE 0500 for Math)
  • Have Ohio EMT certification.
  • Have current CPR provider certification.

  • Complete physical exam and health requirements.

  • Complete criminal background check requirements.
Course Title Credits
EMS 1106 EMT Advanced Theory & Practice I 4
EMS 1108 EMT Advanced Theory & Practice II 4
  Total Credit Hours 8

Class Schedule Planning

The planning schedule below indicates when and where courses in your program of study will be offered for the next two academic years. This is helpful information when planning your class schedule for each semester.