EMT - Fargo

 NEW! Sanford Ambulance Apprenticeship Program.

 In a partnership with TrainND, we are offering a new opportunity to become an EMT at Sanford in Fargo. Succesfull applicants will be hired and paid to complete the EMT course and initial orientation. Graduates of the program will then immediately transition to providing EMT care with the ambulance service. For information and to apply: click here. Deadline is July 20, 2021.

Can I take this course for college credit?

Yes. You can register with North Dakota State College of Science, or through the Tri-College, 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 Department of Veteran's Affairs for eligible students to receive veteran's educational benefits.

When are EMT classes held?

Fall 2021 - Semester will start August 24, 2021. Lectures will be held Online ONLY Tuesday evenings at 6pm. Lab options are Wednesday PM 6pm-10pm, Thursday AM 8am-12pm, or Thursday PM 6pm-10pm. For those that live outside of the Fargo region, we do have a weekend option that meets Friday PM and all day Saturday once a month. 

Spring 2022 - Semester will start January 11, 2021. Lectures will be held Online ONLY Tuesday evenings at 6pm. Lab options are Wednesday PM 6pm-10pm, Thursday AM 8am-12pm, or Thursday PM 6pm-10pm. For those that live outside of the Fargo region, we do have a weekend option that meets Friday PM and all day Saturday once a month. 

Summer 2022 - This course is an intensive, accelerated day class and is not offered through video conference. Tuesdays 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 Jaymes Feil at (701) 364-1739


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