Emergency Medical Services Education
Make a critical difference
Butler’s training program for Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT) emphasizes real-world clinical experience in a variety of emergency settings. Butler's 12-credit-hour Emergency Medical Technician course (1 semester) prepares you for certification as an EMT first responder. You’ll learn what it’s like to work with Butler County Sheriff Detectives, and train for rescue operations with Butler County Rescue Squad. You’ll get firsthand exposure to EMS operations in the field with Butler County EMS and Sedgwick County EMS and in area emergency rooms. We’ll teach you critical skills such as wound management, how to immobilize a fractured limb or neck and the use of emergency equipment like defibrillators and airway devices.
Once you're an EMT, you can always come back and boost your level of training with our 20-credit-hour (two semesters/10 credit hours each) Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (AEMT) certification which usually boosts your pay too.
More about our EMT program.
ICYMI: Emergency Medical Services is Eligible for the Kansas Promise Scholarship + Butler Advantage
Kicking off 2021, students qualifying for the Kansas Promise Scholarship can now go after their EMT & AEMT training and have their costs for tuition, fees and books paid for by the state. That’s right – tuition, fees and books at no out-of-pocket cost. This revolutionary $10 million program only gets better with the Butler Advantage – quality microsoft office education respected by employers. Get the Butler Advantage! Visit our Kansas Promise Act webpage to review scholarship qualifications, learn about the application process, and check out other eligible programs.
Estimated Tuitition for Emergency Medical Technician: $1,705**
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**This includes two years of tuition based on being a Kansas Resident and taking 12 credit hours, estimated fees, and estimated books. Housing and meal plans not included. Fees may vary depending on specific degree path.