EMT-Basic Schools

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Emergency Medical Technician - Basic Training

The Mississippi Community College System offers EMT programs throughout the state of Mississippi. Additionally, organized EMS districts as recognized by the Bureau of EMS, Mississippi State Department of Health, are authorized to provide this training.

The Board of Health — through regulations - sets guidelines and minimum standards.

EMT Basic Curriculum

EMT Curriculum must conform, at minimum, to the Mississippi approved guidelines. Written permission from the Mississippi Bureau of EMS must be obtained prior to the start of an EMT Training course.

Requirements for Entry into the EMT-Basic Training Program

  • Age of at least 18.
  • Ability to read and write.
  • High school graduate or GED equivalent.
  • Minimum score of 10 on the TABE reading test or 16 on the ACT taken after October, 1989 or 12 taken before October, 1989.
  • Valid CPR certification ( Health Care Provider).
  • Physically fit per physical examination by physician.
  • Hepatitis B vaccination started prior to clinical or ambulance run portion of the class.

Students should contact the local community college for admission requirements application to the EMT-Basic program.

Mississippi Emergency Medical Technician Basic Training Programs


  • Northeast Community College
    101 Cunningham Boulevard
    Booneville, MS 38829
    Phone: 662-720-7277


  • Coahoma Community College
    3240 Friars Point Rd
    Clarksdale, MS 38614
    Phone: 662-621-4217


  • East Central Community College Department of Emergency Medical Technology
    P.O. Box 129
    Decatur, MS 39327
    Phone: 601-635-2111 x425


  • Jones County Junior College
    900 South Court Street
    Ellisville, MS 39437
    Phone: 601-4777-4000


  • Itawamba Community College
    602 West Hill Street
    Fulton, Mississippi 38842
    Phone: 662-862-8000


  • Gulf Coast EMS District
    2020 Intraplex Parkway
    Gulfport, MS 39532
    Phone: 228-897-6662
  • Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College
    2226 Switzer Road
    Gulfport, MS 39507
    Phone: 228-896-2554


  • Pearl River Community College
    906 Sullivan Drive
    Hattiesburg, MS 39401
    Phone: 601-5554-4947


  • Hinds Community College Emergency Medical Technology
    1750 Chadwick Drive
    Jackson, MS 39204
    Phone: 601-376-4822
  • American Medical Response
    600 Melvin Bender Dr
    Jackson, MS 39216
    Phone: 601-713-4340


  • East Mississippi Community College
    8731 South Frontage Road
    Mayhew, Mississippi 39753
    Phone: 662-243-2689


  • Meridian Community College
    910 Highway 19 North
    Meridian, MS 39307
    Phone: 601-469-3287


  • Mississippi Delta Community College
    P.O. Box 668
    Moorhead, MS 38761
    Phone: 662-246-6503


  • Copiah Lincoln Community College
    30 Campus Drive
    Natchez, MS 39120
    Phone: 601-446-1279


  • Jackson County EMS District
    2204 Old Mobile Highway
    Pascagoula, MS 39567
    Phone: 228-627-8727


  • Holmes Community College
    412 West Ridgeland
    Ridgeland, MS 39157
    Phone: 601-856-5400


  • Northwest Mississippi Community College
    P.O. Box G
    Senatobia, MS 38668
    Phone: 662-562-3361


  • Southwest Community College
    College Drive
    Summit, MS 39666
    Phone: 601-276-3876

Data reporting from January 2019 to date via the National Registry of EMTs database "Cognitive Results by Exam Date" report

Last reviewed on Sep 6, 2023 request edits
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