Emergency Medical Technology

Emergency Medical Technology Program

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The Emergency Medical Technology Program is designed for individuals pursuing a career in emergency medical services (EMS). It is also designed for individuals interested in expanding their professional and academic abilities, within the EMS occupations. Areas of employments for students that exist after becoming licensed include fire services, third party ambulance services, hospital emergency rooms and various other medical type services providers.


Program Mission Statement:
We commit to providing quality Pre-hospital emergency medical education and training for the community. Our program will strive for excellence, professionalism and dedication in all educational endeavors. As dedicated staff, we will continually find ways to enhance the educational services to the community that we serve.

Fire Science Rankings

There are over 1,100 colleges in the United States that offer emergency technician programs. For your return on investment, Triton College is ranked 76th in the country.

Our program will maintain alignment with the Triton College Mission Statement and Core Values.



EMT Job Opportunities

There are additional companies with EMT job opportunities beside what is listed here.

Professional Licensure and Certification Disclosure

Successful completion of this program could lead to professional licensure or certification within the State of Illinois. Visit the Professional Licensure and Certification Disclosure page to identify other states in which Triton College’s program requirements fulfill the educational guidelines for professional licensure and/or certification.

Contact Information

Program Chairperson
Vince Pesavento
Office: F-204
708-456-0300, Ext. 3049

Adjunct Faculty/Lead Instructors

Adjunct Faculty/Practical Instructors