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2023 Best Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) Schools

418 Colleges in the United States
26,641 Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) Degrees Awarded
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) is above average in terms of popularity with it being the #174 most popular degree program in the country. So, you have a fair amount of options to choose from when looking for a school.

College Factual reviewed 418 schools in the United States to determine which ones were the best for degree seekers in the field of emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic). Combined, these schools handed out 26,641 degrees in emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic) to qualified students.

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Choosing a Great Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) School

Best Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) Schools The emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic) program you select can have a big impact on your future. That's why we developed our collection of Best Schools for Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) rankings. For our Best Overall Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) School rankings, we roll up the results of our degree-level rankings, weighted by the number of degrees awarded at that level.

You may want to choose one of the degree levels below to find the schools of most interest to you.

Pick Your Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) Degree Level

The emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic) school you choose to invest your time and money in matters. To help you make the decision that is right for you, we've developed a number of major-specific rankings, including this list of the Best Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) Schools. More interested in schools in a specific area of the country? Filter this list by region or state.

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Best Schools for Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) in the United States

If you aren't interested in a particular degree level and want to know which schools are the overall best at delivering an education for the emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic) degrees they offer, see the list below. Only those schools that rank in the top 15% of all the schools we analyze get awarded with a place on this list.

25 Top Schools in Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)

#1

Loma Linda University

Loma Linda, CA
Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
28th Most Popular In CA

Any student who is interested in emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic) needs to take a look at Loma Linda University. Located in the suburb of Loma Linda, Loma Linda University is a private not-for-profit university with a small student population.

There were about 1 emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic) students who graduated with this degree at Loma Linda University in the most recent year we have data available.

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Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
10th Most Popular In AR

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is a wonderful decision for students interested in a degree in emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic). Located in the city of Little Rock, UAMS is a public university with a small student population.

There were about 1 emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic) students who graduated with this degree at UAMS in the most recent year we have data available.

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Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
2nd Most Popular In TX
177 Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) Degrees Awarded

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio is a good decision for students interested in a degree in emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic). UT Health San Antonio is a small public university located in the large city of San Antonio.

There were roughly 177 emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic) students who graduated with this degree at UT Health San Antonio in the most recent data year.

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#4

El Centro College

Dallas, TX
Associate Degree Highest Degree Type
7th Most Popular In TX
106 Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) Degrees Awarded

El Centro College is a great decision for students interested in a degree in emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic). El Centro College is a fairly large public college located in the large city of Dallas. A Best Colleges rank of #598 out of 2,241 schools nationwide means El Centro College is a great college overall.

There were approximately 106 emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic) students who graduated with this degree at El Centro College in the most recent data year.

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#5

Foothill College

Los Altos Hills, CA
Associate Degree Highest Degree Type
1st Most Popular In CA

Located in the suburb of Los Altos Hills, Foothill College is a public college with a large student population. A Best Colleges rank of #179 out of 2,241 schools nationwide means Foothill College is a great college overall.

There were approximately 29 emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic) students who graduated with this degree at Foothill College in the most recent data year.

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#6

Valencia College

Orlando, FL
Associate Degree Highest Degree Type
9th Most Popular In FL
341 Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) Degrees Awarded

Located in the city of Orlando, Valencia College is a public college with a fairly large student population. A Best Colleges rank of #474 out of 2,241 schools nationwide means Valencia College is a great college overall.

There were roughly 341 emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic) students who graduated with this degree at Valencia College in the most recent data year.

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Associate Degree Highest Degree Type
1st Most Popular In VA
31 Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) Degrees Awarded

Located in the large suburb of Annandale, Northern Virginia Community College is a public college with a fairly large student population. A Best Colleges rank of #304 out of 2,241 colleges nationwide means Northern Virginia Community College is a great college overall.

There were approximately 31 emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic) students who graduated with this degree at Northern Virginia Community College in the most recent data year.

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#8

Broward College

Fort Lauderdale, FL
Associate Degree Highest Degree Type
1st Most Popular In FL
392 Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) Degrees Awarded

BC is a very large public college located in the midsize city of Fort Lauderdale. This college ranks 22nd out of 77 colleges for overall quality in the state of Florida.

There were roughly 392 emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic) students who graduated with this degree at BC in the most recent year we have data available.

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Associate Degree Highest Degree Type
3rd Most Popular In FL
441 Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) Degrees Awarded

HCC is a fairly large public college located in the large city of Tampa. This college ranks 23rd out of 77 schools for overall quality in the state of Florida.

There were roughly 441 emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic) students who graduated with this degree at HCC in the most recent year we have data available.

More information about a degree in emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic) from Hillsborough Community College

Associate Degree Highest Degree Type
13th Most Popular In TX
64 Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) Degrees Awarded

Located in the city of Houston, Houston Community College is a public college with a fairly large student population. A Best Colleges rank of #651 out of 2,241 schools nationwide means Houston Community College is a great college overall.

There were about 64 emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic) students who graduated with this degree at Houston Community College in the most recent data year.

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Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
1st Most Popular In NE

Creighton is a moderately-sized private not-for-profit university located in the city of Omaha. A Best Colleges rank of #141 out of 2,241 schools nationwide means Creighton is a great university overall.

There were approximately 20 emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic) students who graduated with this degree at Creighton in the most recent year we have data available.

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#12

Lone Star College System

The Woodlands, TX
Associate Degree Highest Degree Type
6th Most Popular In TX
98 Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) Degrees Awarded

North Harris Montgomery is a fairly large public college located in the midsize city of The Woodlands. This college ranks 40th out of 116 colleges for overall quality in the state of Texas.

There were about 98 emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic) students who graduated with this degree at North Harris Montgomery in the most recent year we have data available.

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Associate Degree Highest Degree Type
2nd Most Popular In IN

Located in the city of Indianapolis, IUPUI is a public university with a very large student population. A Best Colleges rank of #328 out of 2,241 colleges nationwide means IUPUI is a great university overall.

There were roughly 8 emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic) students who graduated with this degree at IUPUI in the most recent data year.

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#14

Gwinnett Technical College

Lawrenceville, GA
Associate Degree Highest Degree Type
5th Most Popular In GA
62 Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) Degrees Awarded

Located in the suburb of Lawrenceville, GTC is a public college with a moderately-sized student population. A Best Colleges rank of #365 out of 2,241 colleges nationwide means GTC is a great college overall.

There were approximately 62 emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic) students who graduated with this degree at GTC in the most recent year we have data available.

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Associate Degree Highest Degree Type
17th Most Popular In TX

San Jacinto College is a fairly large public college located in the large suburb of Pasadena. This college ranks 46th out of 116 colleges for overall quality in the state of Texas.

There were about 10 emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic) students who graduated with this degree at San Jacinto College in the most recent year we have data available.

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Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
5th Most Popular In MI

Siena Heights University is a small private not-for-profit university located in the distant town of Adrian. This university ranks 23rd out of 57 schools for overall quality in the state of Michigan.

There were about 5 emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic) students who graduated with this degree at Siena Heights University in the most recent data year.

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Associate Degree Highest Degree Type
11th Most Popular In TX

Tarrant County College is a fairly large public college located in the city of Fort Worth. This college ranks 33rd out of 116 colleges for overall quality in the state of Texas.

There were roughly 29 emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic) students who graduated with this degree at Tarrant County College in the most recent data year.

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#18

Ivy Tech Community College

Indianapolis, IN
Associate Degree Highest Degree Type
1st Most Popular In IN
121 Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) Degrees Awarded

Located in the large city of Indianapolis, Ivy Tech Community College is a public college with a very large student population. A Best Colleges rank of #340 out of 2,241 colleges nationwide means Ivy Tech Community College is a great college overall.

There were about 121 emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic) students who graduated with this degree at Ivy Tech Community College in the most recent data year.

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#19

Miami Dade College

Miami, FL
Associate Degree Highest Degree Type
2nd Most Popular In FL
133 Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) Degrees Awarded

Located in the large city of Miami, MDC is a public college with a very large student population. This college ranks 36th out of 77 schools for overall quality in the state of Florida.

There were roughly 133 emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic) students who graduated with this degree at MDC in the most recent year we have data available.

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Associate Degree Highest Degree Type
1st Most Popular In UT
46 Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) Degrees Awarded

WSU is a very large public university located in the small city of Ogden. This university ranks 7th out of 14 schools for overall quality in the state of Utah.

There were roughly 46 emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic) students who graduated with this degree at WSU in the most recent data year.

More information about a degree in emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic) from Weber State University

Associate Degree Highest Degree Type
2nd Most Popular In GA
59 Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) Degrees Awarded

Georgia Northwestern Technical College is a medium-sized public college located in the city of Rome. A Best Colleges rank of #548 out of 2,241 schools nationwide means Georgia Northwestern Technical College is a great college overall.

There were approximately 59 emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic) students who graduated with this degree at Georgia Northwestern Technical College in the most recent year we have data available.

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Associate Degree Highest Degree Type
10th Most Popular In FL
107 Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) Degrees Awarded

Located in the large city of Jacksonville, FSCJ is a public college with a fairly large student population. This college ranks 24th out of 77 schools for overall quality in the state of Florida.

There were approximately 107 emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic) students who graduated with this degree at FSCJ in the most recent data year.

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#23

Santa Fe College

Gainesville, FL
Associate Degree Highest Degree Type
14th Most Popular In FL
97 Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) Degrees Awarded

Santa Fe College is a fairly large public college located in the medium-sized suburb of Gainesville. This college ranks 32nd out of 77 schools for overall quality in the state of Florida.

There were roughly 97 emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic) students who graduated with this degree at Santa Fe College in the most recent data year.

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Associate Degree Highest Degree Type
6th Most Popular In GA
103 Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) Degrees Awarded

Located in the city of Warner Robins, CGTC is a public college with a moderately-sized student population. A Best Colleges rank of #475 out of 2,241 colleges nationwide means CGTC is a great college overall.

There were about 103 emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic) students who graduated with this degree at CGTC in the most recent year we have data available.

More information about a degree in emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic) from Central Georgia Technical College

Associate Degree Highest Degree Type
1st Most Popular In GA
133 Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) Degrees Awarded

Southern Crescent Technical College is a small public college located in the suburb of Griffin. This college ranks 28th out of 69 colleges for overall quality in the state of Georgia.

There were approximately 133 emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic) students who graduated with this degree at Southern Crescent Technical College in the most recent data year.

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Rest of the Top Best Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) Schools

#27

ECPI University

Virginia Beach, VA

#35

Galveston College

Galveston, TX
#37

Palm Beach State College

Lake Worth, FL
#40

Oregon Institute of Technology

Klamath Falls, OR

#43

Santa Rosa Junior College

Santa Rosa, CA
#47

Butte College

Oroville, CA

Remaining Award Winners

This list shows the remainder of the schools awarded a Best Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) Schools badge. Showing in this list means the school was ranked in the top 15% of the 418 different United States emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic) schools we analyzed.

Rank College Location
50 Central Piedmont Community College Charlotte, NC
51 Western Carolina University Cullowhee, NC
52 Springfield College Springfield, MA
53 University of New Mexico - Main Campus Albuquerque, NM
54 Prince George’s Community College Largo, MD
55 Southeast Community College Area Lincoln, NE
56 Howard Community College Columbia, MD
57 Amarillo College Amarillo, TX
58 Southern Regional Technical College Thomasville, GA
59 Lanier Technical College Oakwood, GA
60 St Cloud Technical and Community College Saint Cloud, MN
61 City Colleges of Chicago - Malcolm X College Chicago, IL
62 Weatherford College Weatherford, TX

Additional Noteworthy Schools

Here are some additional great schools for Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) students that almost earned our Best Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) Schools award.

Rank College Location
63 Athens Technical College Athens, GA
64 Pitt Community College Winterville, NC
65 Community College of Baltimore County Baltimore, MD
66 Florida SouthWestern State College Fort Myers, FL
67 Gulf Coast State College Panama City, FL
68 Northland Community and Technical College Thief River Falls, MN
69 Fayetteville Technical Community College Fayetteville, NC
70 Cincinnati State Technical and Community College Cincinnati, OH
71 Del Mar College Corpus Christi, TX
72 Alvin Community College Alvin, TX
73 Radford University Radford, VA
74 NHTI-Concord’s Community College Concord, NH
75 Mercy College of Health Sciences Des Moines, IA
76 Napa Valley College Napa, CA
77 Kaskaskia College Centralia, IL
78 College of Lake County Grayslake, IL
79 College of Southern Nevada Las Vegas, NV
80 Chattahoochee Technical College Marietta, GA
81 Polk State College Winter Haven, FL
82 Central Arizona College Coolidge, AZ
83 Tacoma Community College Tacoma, WA

Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) by Region

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Far Western US
Southwest
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Notes and References

  • The bars on the spread charts above show the distribution of the schools on this list +/- one standard deviation from the mean.
  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).

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