Lake Land College

Technical Program - Emergency Medical Services - Lake Land College, Mattoon, IL

Emergency Medical Services (NDP.EMS)


The certificate in Emergency Medical Services program includes classroom, skills laboratory, hospital and field clinical experiences. The student is awarded a certificate upon successful completion of the program and will be eligible to take the Illinois Department of Public Health EMT-Basic licensing examination or the National Registry of EMTs examination.

Completion of the certificate in Emergency Medical Services does not guarantee licensure. There are some conditions for which the Illinois Department of Public Health may refuse to issue a license. Please consult with the EMS Director to avoid license application hindrances.

This program is conducted in cooperation with Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center and is approved by the Illinois Department of Public Health, Division of EMS and Highway Safety.

Program graduates are prepared for career opportunities in the field of Emergency Medical Services (EMS), including, but not limited to, urban and rural ambulance services and/or fire departments; industrial settings; clinical settings; and positions overseas.

For more information contact:
Dave Budde
(217) 234-5370

* There are prerequisites or course requisites for this course
** Electives must be approved by Program Coordinator or Division Chair
one cross Course only offered fall semester
Footnote 2 Course only offered spring and summer semester
Footnote 3 Course only offered spring semester
Footnote 4 Courses offered in odd numbered years only
Footnote 5 Courses offered in even numbered years only
Footnote 6 SOS 050 Human Relations and PSY 271 Introduction to Psychology cannot be used as a social science elective
Footnote 7 Consult Academic Advisor for appropriate course
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First Year
First Semester
EMS 050 Emergency Medical Technician - Basic
  Total Semester Hours:

Total Program Hours: 6

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