This course, offered each fall and spring semester on the Jefferson Davis Campus, is a single, 7-credit course that prepares individuals to function in the pre-hospital environment.
EMT basic course, EMT 1117, provides instruction in basic life support care of sick and injured persons, including:
- Airway assessment
- Shock management
- General pharmacology for the basic provider
- Hemorrhage control
- Ambulance operations
- Splinting of adult, pediatric and infant patients
- Special care of patients exposed to heat, cold, radiation, hazardous materials, poisons or contagious disease
EMT 1117 consists of didactic and laboratory class time as well as, clinical training in the hospital setting and training aboard an ambulance. Completion of this course qualifies the student to be eligible to sit for the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians exam.
This course is prerequisite for entry to the Emergency Medical Sciences Paramedic Program this course is prerequisite for entry to the EMT-Paramedic Training Program.
- Submit copies of official transcripts of all schools attended to the Office of Admissions. All transcripts must be reviewed by the Office of Admission for determination of course credits.
- Meet all Academic Requirements (listed below) and complete any program pre-requisites or Entry Requirements.
- Age of at least 18.
- Ability to read and write.
- High school graduate or high school equivalency equivalent.
- Review the online mandatory Pre-Health Sciences Orientation Session prior to completing the supplemental application for program ranking. The session can be viewed anytime and anywhere you have access to the internet. The Power Point presentation gives you valuable information on topics common to all health science programs at MGCCC. Even without the ability to speak directly or interact immediately with a health sciences advisor, the session speaks to frequently asked questions from program entrance to completion. In order to receive credit for viewing the session, follow the steps below. The information is approximately one (1) hour in length.To complete this requirement do the following:
- Access MGCCC’s Web Services
- Enter the GCID (M#) and Password
- Select Student
- Select Health Sciences Division Supplemental Application Orientation Session.
- In order to receive credit, you must review the entire session.
- Click survey complete so that your log-in information will be recorded in the college’s BANNER system
- Comply with Mississippi law requiring a Criminal Background History Check with Fingerprinting through the Mississippi Department of Health. All students making application to a Health Science program at MGCCC are required to obtain a clear or acceptable Criminal Background Check from the MGCCC Campus Police Department at JD, JC, Perkinston, or GC Campus. The criminal background check policy (including testing dates and times) can be viewed at Health Sciences Division Criminal Background Check Policy .
- All Health Science students are required to submit to substance testing in accordance with the substance testing policy and procedures for the Health Sciences Division. The testing policy can be viewed by clicking here: Health Sciences Division Substance Testing Policy .
- The completed MGCCC Health Sciences Division health form, signed by an appropriate medical personnel, is required prior to or on the first class day. The physical form can be viewed by clicking here: Health Sciences Division Pre-Entrance Health Form
- Adherence to additional clinical affiliation requirements may be necessary depending on clinical rotation placement. (i.e. hospital orientation, HIPAA training, CPR certification)
- Health Sciences Division Student Manual (PDF)
- After successful completion and submission of ALL academic and entry requirements, the student is eligible to complete the EMT-Basic Supplemental Application for Program Admission.To complete and submit the online Supplemental Application:
- Visit MGCCC Web Services
- Enter the GCID (M#) and Password
- Select Student
- Select Health Sciences Supplemental Application.Thereafter, the applicant MUST read the guidelines carefully. In order to complete and submit the application, college admission and ALL pre-requisite requirements are required.
This program will cost:
- In-State Tuition : $1240.00
- Out-of-State Tuition : $2480
- Registration Fee $100
- Technology Fee: $75
- Books and Supplies $806
Of the students who completed this program within normal time, the typical graduate leaves with $860 of debt.
Program meets licensure requirements in the following States:
1) Program qualifies students to sit for licensure exam in the following States: MS
For more information about graduation rates, loan repayment rates, and post-enrollment earnings about this institution and other postsecondary institutions please click here: https://collegescorecard.ed.gov/
Prior to Entering Program
- Physical Exam and Immunizations $200.00 – $300.00
- Criminal Background Check $65.00 (MGCCC Campus Police)
- General MGCCC Tuition and Fees
- Career/Technical Program Fees $26 per credit hour
- Registration Fee $100.00 per semester (Non-refundable)
- Technology Fee $75.00 per semester
- Books $250.00
- Liability Insurance $12.00
- Uniform, Accessories $50.00-$150.00
- Substance Testing $29.00 per semester
Cost may be subject to change.