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Become an Emergency Medical Technician

If you are interested in becoming certified as a New York State Emergency Medical Technician (NYS EMT-B), a publicly available course is sponsored by Rural Metro Medical Services.

General Information

The next available EMT-B original certification class will be held this spring from January 20, 2014 to May, 2014. The program rums from 6:30PM to 9:30PM on Monday and Wednesday nights and some Saturday classes will be held from 9:00AM to 4:00PM as needed.

Cost of Attendance

The total cost of the class is $945.00. (This includes the $790.00 for tuition and $155.00 for required textbooks).


Unless otherwise specified, the class is held at the Rural/Metro Medical Services station at 488 West Onondaga Street in Syracuse, NY.

Please note: Space is extremely limited and students are accepted on a first come, first serve basis. If you are interested in taking the class, please complete your application as soon as possible.

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