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EMT: Advanced Certificate

The primary focus of the Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (AEMT) certificate is to provide basic and limited advanced emergency medical care and transportation for critical and emergent patients who access the emergency medical system. This individual possesses the basic knowledge and skills necessary to provide patient care and transportation. Advanced Emergency Medical Technicians function as part of a comprehensive EMS response, under medical oversight. Advanced Emergency Medical Technicians perform interventions with the basic and advanced equipment typically found on an ambulance. The Advanced Emergency Medical Technician is a link from the scene to the emergency health care system.

Students must already have a current State of Colorado EMT Basic Certification/License to enroll in this certificate program.

Students must demonstrate college-level proficiency in mathematics (placing at MAT 1140  or higher) for this certificate. Skills in this area may affect the sequence of courses in which students can enroll and may also extend the time required to complete this program. For details see the Academic Placement and Testing  section.

Graduates of the program will receive a Certificate of Occupational Proficiency in Advanced Emergency Medical Services from Colorado Mountain College and be eligible to test for national certification.

The Advanced EMT certificate is offered at Colorado Mountain College in Leadville, Salida, and Rifle.

CMC also offers certificates in EMT Basic , EMT- Paramedic , Rope Rescue Technician , Wilderness Emergency Medical Services , and Wilderness Medical Professional , as well as an Associate of Applied Science degree in EMT Paramedic.  

This program has a fee that may be non-refundable.

This certificate program is not eligible for federal student aid funds.

Learn more about the EMT Program

Minimum Hours Required

Minimum Credit Hours Required (13)
Minimum Contact Hours Required (270)


State Guaranteed Transfer Course

Applies to CMC AA/AS/AGS Degrees

Not all programs/courses are available at every campus and may require travel to another campus or access via technology-enabled learning (video-conferencing, hybrid, or online).