EMT: Emergency Medical Technician

96% NREMT First Time Pass Rates

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all lectures are currently online. Hands-on skills are taught onsite in accordance with social distancing guidelines. Face coverings are required in all UCLA facilities. Any additional details for your course will be provided in the course materials. All ride-alongs are suspended until public health guidance permits resuming them. Additional course material will be provided to fulfill this requirement.

Start Your Healthcare Career with LA’s Top EMT Program

Expert UCLA program faculty teach our EMT courses at Westwood and El Segundo locations to prepare students for EMT certification. Students will receive education on how to provide medical assistance to citizens suffering a medical emergency or traumatic injury.

Free Info Session – April 28 @ 6PM

Join an online information session with our EMT faculty to determine if our EMT program is right for you!


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Accelerated EMT Program:

This four-week EMT course is a great offering for students looking to start treating patients quickly. This class format has provided success to thousands of EMTs.

Duration: 4 weeks

Lectures & Skills Labs: Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri 8AM-5PM

Online EMT Program:

This ten-week course is a great offering for students looking for EMT training with a flexible schedule. This class format includes online lectures, self-paced interactive assignments, and on-site skills labs.

Duration: 10 Weeks

Lectures: Mon & Wed. 7PM-9PM
Skills Labs - choose one:
• Sat 8AM-5PM
• Sun 8AM-5PM
• Tues & Thurs 6PM-10PM

Students must attend at least one online lecture at the scheduled time per week (lectures are all recorded). There are two options for skills labs; you must attend the selected time slot for the duration of the course.

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Accelerated Classroom Courses
Course fee: $1,595
Required Materials: $282.43 + test fees


Online Course + Skills Sessions
Course fee: $1,595
Required Materials: $282.43 + test fees


Non-Refundable Fee: $100

Exams: During the online program, you will take six exams. You may visit our location to take the exams or take them online via a third-party service at a cost of $19.75 for each exam you choose to take online.

EMT Prep

With an EMT level review of various topics, the EMT Prep class will provide you with insights and knowledge into the EMS field.


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Frequently Asked Questions

Find answers to your questions regarding enrollment, prerequisites, attendance, course fees, and more.


Payment Plans

You can enroll in a payment plan for eligible courses and secure your seat with a down payment.


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Course Prerequisites

Learn about the requirements you must meet to participate in our EMT program.


Required Materials

You will need a few additional items to complete the course. Learn more here.