EMT - Fargo

Can I take this course for college credit?

Yes. You can register with North Dakota State College of Science for college credits.

How much does the EMT class cost?

Deposit: $100   Main Fee: $760   Lab Fee: $100   College Credit: Cost set by your college

What books are required?

The book for this course is Emergency Care 14th Edition by Dan Limmer. Students must purchase the MyLab option.

Books can be purchased on your own or at the NDSCS Bookstore

Are there grants available?

North Dakota Department of Emergency Medical Systems does have rural EMS grant program. It is provided to rural ambulance services to increase staffing. Contact your rural ambulance service to see if they participate in this grant and what the requirements are.

ND EMS Grant Information: Education Grants, North Dakota Rural EMS Assistance Fund 

This course is also certified by the North Dakota of Veteran's Affairs for eligible students to receive veteran's educational benefits.

When are EMT classes held?

Fall - usually starts in mid-August and ends in mid-December; meets T & TH nights from 6–10 PM. Lectures are Thursday nights with labs on Tuesday nights. If you live outside the F-M metro area, you can attend lectures via webconference and attend labs on a Friday evening and Saturday of each month. Additional labs have been added. Click the registration link below to see the options and available seats.

Spring - usually starts in mid-January and ends in late April; meets T & TH nights from 6–10 PM. Lectures are Tuesday nights with labs on Thursday nights. If you live outside the F-M metro area, you can attend lectures via webconference and attend labs on a Friday evening and Saturday of each month.

Summer - This course is an intensive, accelerated day class and is not offered through video conference. Mondays and Wednesdays from 8:30AM to 5 PM for 8 weeks.

*Due to Covid-19, class and lab size restrictions are in place. Additional labs will be added as needed. Please contact us with questions you may have.

Are there pre-requisites?

Yes. Review the Verified Credentials form 

How do I sign up for an EMT class? 

Contact Us or Register Online

*Prior to the start of class, a non-refundable deposit of $100 is required to reserve a seat. The deposit is part of the tuition and the remaining balance is due before the first night of class. This can be paid online or by cash (sorry, no checks).

What is the job outlook for EMTs?

For current job information, please visit the US Bureau of Labor Statistics: EMTs 

Want more information?

Call or email Trista Berg at (701) 364-1739, trista.berg@sanfordhealth.org 


Moodle Database for EMT Program