EMT Course Offered at Saint John's

Spring 2015 EMT Course Information

Saint John's University contracts with St. Cloud Technical College to offer an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) course at Saint John's.

This course is open to all CSB/SJU students and is offered as a four credit Course of the College.  Class meets two evenings per week with some weekend lab time required.  Students are required to complete a 12 hour clinical internship either in an ER or ambulance setting.

Class Fees

In addition to tuition, this course has extra fees associated with it:

  • Class Fees (charged to your student account) $470
  • Practical Exam Fee   $100 cash
  • Clinical Shirt Fee $30
  • Written Exam Fee*   $70 (paid when registering for written exam)

All course participants are required to provide proof of a TB Mantoux test within the past 6 months.  Proof of Hepatitis vaccination or declination of vaccination must be provided as well.

* Written exam is required to become State and Nationally certified as an EMT-Basic.  It is possible to complete the course, pass the practical exam, receive a grade for the course and not become certified.

There are limited seats available for this course and competition is steep!  Course admission is granted according to the following criteria:

  • Attendance of informational meeting October 29th 6pm SJU Quad 264 (recommended)
  • Completion of Application, including background check authorization.
  • Personal interview -Interviews will be November 3rd thru 5th
    Sign Up sheet at Life Safety Dispatch (Tommy Hall Basement)
  • As this course is the primary source for EMT Squad membership, preference is given to Sophomore and First Year Students.