A community depends on an emergency medical system that responds quickly with well educated and competent EMTs. Successful completion of the EMT program and the National Registry certifying examination presents the EMT with exciting employment opportunities with private ambulance companies, fire departments and hospitals who utilize basic life support skills. They may also find employment with companies providing basic medical care at concerts, sporting events and amusement parks. Completion of the EMT program is a prerequisite for most Paramedic Programs throughout the United States.


National Registry Exam

Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Program*

EMT Attempted the Exam First Attempt Pass Cumulative Pass Within 3 Attempts Cumulative Pass Within 6 Attempts Failed All 6 Attempts Eligible for Retest Did Not Complete Within 2 Years
2019-2020 40 60%
(24)
68%
(27)
68%
(27)
     
2018-2019 89

64%

(57 / 89)

76%

(68 / 89)

78%

(69 / 89)

0%

(0 / 89)

22%

(20 / 89)

0%

(0 / 89)

2017-2018 95

63%

(60 / 95)

76%

(72 / 95)

76%

(72 / 95)

0%

(0 / 95)

12%

(11 / 95)

13%

(12 / 95)

 * Information taken from the National Registry Licensure Exam for Emergency Medical Technicians.