EMT - Fargo

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 Department of Veteran's Affairs for eligible students to receive veteran's educational benefits.

When are EMT classes held? 

Summer 2023 FULL

Semester will start June 6, 2023.

Due to the growing interest in the summer program, we are changing the layout of the course. All students will attend an 8-hour in-person lecture on Tuesday’s. This will consist of lecture, presentations, and group activities. Students will then attend an 8-hour lab day either Wednesday or Thursday. Seats are limited to only 12 students for both Wednesday and Thursday lab and are awarded on a first come first serve basis.

All EMT program registration will be through NDSCS. All students must meet the minimum requirements for NDSCS enrollment which include, but not limited to a $35 application fee, sharing your official high school transcript or GED, sharing college transcripts, and submitting proof of immunization. Below are the course listings for NDSCS.

  • EMS 110 Fundamentals
  • EMS 110 Lab (Wednesday or Thursday option)
  • EMS 110 Practicum
  • EMS 101 Introduction into EMS

Upcoming new student registration dates are April 28th and May 31st.

For more information regarding NDSCS registration, please follow the link below.



Are there pre-requisites?

Yes. Review the Verified Credentials form 

How do I sign up for an EMT class? 

Register here: https://www.ndscs.edu/become-wildcat/apply

What is the job outlook for EMTs?

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

Want more information?

Call Jaymes Feil at (701) 364-1739

Moodle Database for EMT Program