Advanced Emergency Medical Technician

‘Stabilize’ your future with this great career path.

The primary focus of the Advanced Emergency Medical Technician program is to expand training from the EMT program, which is a prerequisite for Advanced EMT. 

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Kyle Hamill
"I chose Dixie Tech based on a friend's recommendation and I'm really glad that I ...
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Kyle Hamill
Dixie Tech Student
"I chose Dixie Tech based on a friend's recommendation and I'm really glad that I did. I am currently a full time firefighter with the city of St. George and I wouldn't have even been able to apply if it had not been for having my EMT certification. I liked the instructors the very most. Roland and Shellie are two amazing people and do a great job."
Kyle Hamill
Kyle Hamill
Dixie Tech Student
Dustin Chen
"I'm currently working as an AI&T Engineer at Intergalactic Aerospace. I volunteer on the ...
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Dustin Chen
Intergalactic Aerospace
"I'm currently working as an AI&T Engineer at Intergalactic Aerospace. I volunteer on the Washington County Search and Rescue team; that was both the impetus behind starting the program and what I hope to use it for after gaining the certification. I wanted to improve my ability to help others who are lost or injured in the wilderness, and I believe the skills of an AEMT (especially starting IVs and administering medications) are invaluable in that pursuit."
Dustin Chen
Dustin Chen
Intergalactic Aerospace
Britney Green
"I wasn't sure what I wanted to do when initially starting my Basic EMT at ...
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Britney Green
Dixie Tech Student
"I wasn't sure what I wanted to do when initially starting my Basic EMT at Dixie Tech, but Roland and Shellie, along with all the adjunct instructors made me fall in love with EMS. Since completing my Advanced EMT in February, I have been working as an AEMT at Gold Cross Ambulance and am currently in the Paramedic Program at Utah Tech University."
Britney Green
Britney Green
Dixie Tech Student

Program Overview

Learn more about our Advanced Emergency Medical Technician program

The Advanced EMT (AEMT) program expands on the knowledge and skills gained in the EMT program through advanced training in emergency interventions and care. (The EMT program must be taken as a pre-requisite to the AEMT program) AEMTs are a vital part of a coordinated emergency response system, bridging the gap between an accident scene and the hospital.

Students will enhance their assessment skills, learn to administer IV fluids and certain medications, manage respiratory distress with advanced airway adjuncts, and hone their ability to stabilize and transport critical patients. Coursework covers trauma, cardiac, pediatric, geriatric, and medical emergencies along with enhancing communication and documentation skills. Graduates play a critical role getting patients the emergency care they need in those crucial minutes between incident and the hospital.

 As a student of this program, you will:

    • Learn advanced airway management skills.
    • Understand Pharmacology of prehospital medications.
    • Gain IV and intraosseous skills.
    • Learn about EKG recognition.
    • Master advanced cardiac arrest skills and team dynamics.

Attainable Certificates include:

    • Accredited Dixie Technical College Certificate
    • NREMT

State Requirements for Licensure

This program prepares you for CAREERS such as:

  • Emergency Medical Technician – Median Income $37k year, with top earners at $57k year.*



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Program Length:

4 months

Credit Hours


High School: The Advanced EMT program is not available for High School students.

Upcoming start dates:

August 6, 2024 | 6:00pm – 10:00pm | Tues/Wed/Thur

January 20, 2025 | 9:30am – 2:00pm | Mon – Thur (Accelerated)

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what you’ll learn

Advanced Emergency Medical Technician

Dixie Technical College’s Advanced EMT program builds on EMT skills with advanced training in emergency interventions and critical care. Students gain proficiency assessing and managing trauma, respiratory distress, cardiac events, and more through a mix of clinical labs and hands-on classroom training.

Advanced EMT certification expands career opportunities in law enforcement, fire fighting, and emergency medicine. Graduates are prepared to provide vital prehospital care and ensure patient safety, working alongside first responders to swiftly transport critical patients to definitive hospital care.



TEEM 1200: Advanced Emergency Medical Technician – 7 credit hours


Dixie Technical College is accredited by the Council on Occupational Education. Accreditation by COE is viewed as a nationally-honored seal of excellence for occupational education institutions and denotes honesty and integrity. Information regarding accreditation may be obtained at:

Council on Occupational Education
7840 Roswell Road, Building 300, Suite 325
Atlanta, GA 30350
Telephone:770-396-3898 Fax:770-396-3790

Tuition & Course Fees

Cost overview

Tuition at Dixie Technical College is affordable

Tuition & Fees must be paid before registering for class unless a payment plan or other funding options have been approved and signed. Information is subject to change without notice.

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Additional Costs:

$55 – Stethoscope and Blood Pressure Cuff
$144 – NREMT Application and testing fees
$216 – Text Books
$65 – BLS Certification (If not currently certified)
$45 – Utah Initial Certification Fees

This program is NOT eligible for Federal Financial Aid. 

Learn about Scholarships and how to apply for them.

Start dates & times

cohort start dates

upcoming start dates and class times for this program
Class Days:
Class Hours:
August 6, 2024
Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
January 20, 2025
Monday - Thursday
9:30 am - 2:00 pm (Accelerated)
Program cohorts are open until filled. Once a cohort is filled, applicants will be considered for the next start date.
Program Length:

4 months

Accelerated: 2 months
Admissions Process



Accuplacer, act or sat score requirements

Waived with current EMT certification.


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Immunizations must be completed at least 30 days prior to the cohort start date. Students who do not have their immunizations completed on time may lose their spot in the cohort.


Application fee

$0 for in-state applicants and $10 for out-of-state applicants.


One Reference from a non-relative


Education Verification

Provide a copy of one of the following: High School Diploma, High School Transcript showing graduation date, GED, Associate’s Degree, or Bachelor’s Degree. 


Basic EMT License


Professional Goal Statement


Application Review

After successfully completing and submitting the above requirements, the College will perform an application review. Students will be emailed regarding thier acceptance status.
To get started on these requirements begin an application.
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what you can become

Emergency Medical Technician

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Industry Expert Instructors

Our industry-leading instructors, equipped with years of experience and knowledge, are prepared to mentor and guide the next generation of AEMT’s.


With EMS in his blood, Roland Barlow followed his father’s footsteps to become a firefighter, EMT, and paramedic, later earning awards like EMSC’s Distinguished Coordinator of the Year. A full-time Dixie Tech instructor since 2007, he loves empowering students to make a difference in others’ lives.


Shellie Hurt

With 19 years of experience in fire and EMS, Shellie brings invaluable real-world knowledge to preparing Dixie Tech students for diverse, challenging, and rewarding EMT careers. Shellie values hands-on training that builds camaraderie and confidence for medical, trauma, childbirth, geriatric, and mental health calls. When not teaching, she enjoys hiking and water skiing.


EMT Industry Partners

Dixie Technical College's OAC program collaborates closely with industry partners, ensuring that its curriculum remains highly relevant and applicable to the dynamic demands of the modern workplace.

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