Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (STC-EMA)

Program Locations:
Atmore, Bay Minette, Fairhope, Gulf Shores, and Monroeville Campuses

Nursing and Allied Health Division

Length: One Semester

This program is designed to prepare students for employment as Emergency Medical Technicians at the advanced level. Upon completion of the training certificate, graduates are eligible to sit for the National Registry examination. An Alabama Advanced EMT license is obtained by passing this examination.


Unconditional admission to Coastal Alabama Community College and:

  1. Declare an AEMT Training Certificate major
  2. Meet the essential functions listed for EMS per the Alabama Department of Public Health   
  3. Be eligible to obtain a National Registry Basic EMT Certification. This must be obtained within the first two weeks of the start of the course or student must withdraw from the program.

Once admitted students must provide a background check, drug screen, medical insurance, immunization records and a physical exam. Students must achieve 75%, or higher, in all EMS coursework to advance within the program.

* Short-term certificate not eligible for federal aid. 

Total credits: