Become an emergency medical technician. Get the vocational and technical skills to provide basic emergency prehospital care to patients involved in accidents, injuries or sudden illness.
Places of employment include fire and police departments, rescue operations, ambulance services, hospitals and industrial sites.
If you continue your education and get a bachelor's you could have increased responsibility and earning potential. Currently, job growth is on the rise at 14% over the next 10 years.
In this field, it is estimated you could earn $63,300 a year.
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- Emergency Management Director
- Emergency Medical Technician
At Delta, you get small classes, professors who see your potential and resources to help you succeed. Delta professors are here to teach. And, they're really good at it.
About Delta's Program
Delta's program is designed for the entering college student, the professional fire
fighter and persons employed in a broad range of occupations related to fire science
You will gain skills and knowledge in areas of fire science technology that include:
- Four basic emergency medical technician courses
- Emergency responder
- Firefighting strategies and tactics
- Building construction
- Fire protection systems
Why you should choose Delta
Life is busy. But that shouldn't get in the way of your education. Delta offers classes at night, on weekends and online to make taking classes and getting that degree easier. Plus, Delta has learning centers so you can take classes even closer to home.
At the Teaching Learning Center, located in the Library, we offer tutoring on a wide variety of subjects, and help with developing study and learning skills. Most tutoring is on a walk-in basis but we do have some online tutoring options.
Best of all, it's free for currently enrolled Delta students. Just another way we demonstrate our commitment to helping students succeed.
Facts & Figures
Delta College offers over 150 degree, certificate and training options. Continue exploring and advancing your education with these related programs:
- Fire Science Technology - Associate
- Fire Science Technology, Fire Fighter Technician - Associate
- Fire Science Technology, Fire & Industrial Loss Prevention Office - Certificate
- Fire Science Technology, Fire Investigation-Prevention - Associate
- Fire Science Technology, Industrial-Commercial Security & Safety - Associate
- Fire Science Technology, Leadership & Training - Associate