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Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)

EMTs in front of ambulance

Emergency medical technicians (EMTs) respond to emergency calls, performing medical services and transporting patients to medical facilities. The EMT course is a 14 week program that provides training designed to prepare students for an entry level position in the exciting field of Emergency Medical Services. Classes meet on Tuesday and Thursday, 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.


Week course
Median salary
Minimum age


The next course will begin in June 4, 2024. Orientation is scheduled for February 7, 2024

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Tuition is a flat course fee of $2,750.00

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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

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
  • Jacob Bills Paramedic EMT IA

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.


Rate Type / Statistical Type

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Entry level



75th %

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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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