EMT: Emergency Medical Technician

96% NREMT First Time Pass Rates

Masks: UCLA recommends well-fitting masks in all facilities. Outdoor masking is optional for all.
COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement: The University of California requires all students to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including a booster dose to access University facilities and programs. Students who cannot provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination may experience delays in clinical or field placement, extended completion times and the inability to meet course requirements for certification. Limited allowance for medical and religious exemption is reviewed with supporting documentation.
Students are asked to only attend class if they are healthy and will complete a UCLA Health Symptom Survey for each day they are on-site.

Start Your Healthcare Career with LA’s Top EMT Program

Expert UCLA program faculty teach our EMT courses in Westwood and El Segundo to prepare students for EMT certification. Students will learn how to provide emergency medical assistance to citizens suffering medical illnesses or traumatic injuries.

Free Info Session – May 23

Join an online information session with our EMT faculty to determine which EMT program is right for you!


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Accelerated EMT Program:

This four-week EMT course is a great offering for students looking to start treating patients quickly. This class format has provided success to thousands of EMTs.

Duration: 4 weeks

Lectures & Skills Labs: Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri 8AM-5PM

Online EMT Program:

This ten-week course is a great offering for students looking for EMT training with a flexible schedule. This class format includes online lectures, self-paced interactive assignments, and on-site skills labs.

Duration: 10 Weeks

Lectures: Mon & Wed 6PM-9PM
Skills Labs - choose one:
• Sat 8AM-5:30PM
• Sun 8AM-5:30PM
• Tues & Thurs 6PM-10PM

Students must attend at least one online lecture at the scheduled time per week. All online lectures are all recorded. There are two options for skills labs and you must attend the selected lab for the duration of the hybrid course.

Enroll Today

Accelerated Classroom Courses
Course fee: $1,595
Required Materials: $351.46


Online Course + Skills Sessions
Course fee: $1,595
Required Materials: $351.46


Non-Refundable Fee: $100

What is the difference between an EMT and a Paramedic

What’s the difference between an EMT and a Paramedic?

Curious about launching your career in Emergency Medical Services with the nation's top EMT program? Learn about the differences between these two levels of professional certification, and how you can get started.


EMT Prep

With an EMT level review of various topics, the EMT Prep class will provide you with insights and knowledge into the EMS field.


Paramedic in training

Frequently Asked Questions

Find answers to your questions regarding enrollment, prerequisites, attendance, course fees, and more.


Payment Plans

You can enroll in a payment plan for eligible courses and secure your seat with a down payment.


Paramedic in training

Course Prerequisites

Learn about the requirements you must meet to participate in our EMT program.


Required Materials

You will need a few additional items to complete the course. Learn more here.