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Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)

AEMT Graduates


Emergency medical technicians (EMTs) respond to emergency calls, performing medical services and transporting patients to medical facilities. The Advanced EMT course is a 11 week program that provides training designed to prepare students for an advanced EMT position in the exciting field of Emergency Medical Services. Classes meet on a rotating schedule aligned with a 24 hour on/48 hour off EMT schedule, starting at 8 a.m. until 4:30p.m. In addition to classroom lecture and lab hours, students will complete clinical experiences at Montgomery County EMS and Tennova ER as part of their training. 

The course consists of 63 hours of lecture, 52 hours of labs, 48 hours of emergency room clinicals, and 80 hours of EMS Clinicals. 

Potential candidates for the Advanced EMT course must currently hold Basic EMT certification in the state of Tennessee.


Week course
Median salary
Minimum age

Contact Continuing Education for an invitation to the Orientation. 

Tuition is a flat course fee of $3,100.00

Next Class Starts October 3, 2023


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  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • High school diploma or general equivalency diploma (GED)
  • No history of habitual intoxication or personal misuse of drugs in the past three years
  • No felony convictions or probation for any criminal offense
  • Must hold Tennessee state EMT Licensure

Program Director- Jimmie Edwards, MS, RN, EMT-P
Class Coordinator- January Bukowitz, BS, EMT-P

Clinical Coordinator- Candice Silver, AAS, EMT-P
Medical Director- Stephen Kent, MD, JD

Course Instructors:

  • Garland Lester, CCP
  • Matthew Sandifer, CCP
  • Kathyrn Rogers ,CCP
  • Alan Fulwood ,CCP
  • Danielle Chester, CCP

The table below shows the estimated employment wage statistics for individuals in Clarksville, TN-KY Metropolitan Statistical Area (which contains Montgomery County, TN - no data available for just Montgomery County, TN) employed for Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics in 2017.


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Source: TN Dept of Labor & Workforce Dev, Div Emp Sec, LMI
The median wage is the estimated 50th percentile; 50 percent of workers in an occupation earn less than the median wage, and 50 percent earn more than the median wage. Entry level and Experienced wage rates represent the means of the lower 1/3 and upper 2/3 of the wage distribution, respectively. Data is from an annual survey.

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