Emergency Medical Technician Technical Certificate (EMT) - Admission Process

Admission Process

The EMT Training Program follows the 2009 National Highway Traffic Safety Administration National EMS Education Standards. Additional materials and skills required by the Tennessee Department of Health and Environment and Division of Emergency Medical Services are included.

  1. Applicants must be 18 years of age or older and possess a high school diploma or a GED.
  2. Complete Chattanooga State College Enrollment
  3. Complete all learning support classes (if applicable)
  4. Attend a required EMT program information session
  5. Submit EMT program application materials by the program deadline dates of January 15 or July 31 of each year.

Note: Review the EMT Application Checklist to successfully complete the process.

  • Copy of high school transcript or GED score

Note to applicants: EMT applicants are selected on a first come-first serve basis.

It is your responsibility to complete the Chattanooga State admissions process in order to get registered for an EMT spot.

Failure to complete the required process for the EMT program in the approved manner will result in your slot being assigned to another student.