EMT School


Why Choose The Denver Health Paramedics - EMS Education EMT Program?


The Paramedic Division at Denver Health Medical Center responds to over 110,000 calls per year. Our EMT students get the opportunity to learn in a high-volume, fast paced urban setting, gaining practical experience unmatched by any other EMT program in Colorado. Riding along with the Denver Health Paramedic Division promises exposure to a wide variety of clinical situations. During the course, students receive over 200 hours of both didactic and skills training from paramedics who actively work in the field.  In addition, EMT students have the opportunity to complete a shift in one of the busiest emergency departments in the region with both adult and pediatric trauma capabilities.

The Denver Health Paramedics EMT training program follows the National Emergency Medical Services Education Standards and is designed to teach students basic medical skills needed to respond in an emergency situation. Once completed you are eligible to test for the Colorado State EMT certification.


Our Course

This course will provide the Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) student the knowledge and skills required to provide appropriate emergency care and transportation of patients suffering from traumatic insult/injury and/or of medical nature.  Attendance and success of the EMT course requirements will qualify and prepare the learner to sit for the NREMT online exam and participate in the NREMT psychomotor final, although does not guarantee certification. 

Summer Semester Schedule Course: (Metropolitan State Community College (MSU) Campus)

This course will begin May 28th, 2019 and end August 10th, 2019 on Monday 12pm - 5pm, Wednesday 12pm - 5pm and Fridays from 8am until 5pm.  The Fall course will begin 08/20/2019 and end 12/07/2019. The first 8 weeks will be held on the Metro State Campus in the West Classroom Building Room 262. The remaining week (finals week) will be held at Denver Health Rita Bass Trauma and EMS Education building at 190 W. 6th Avenue Denver, CO 80204. 


Cost of the course is $1600. Course fee includes all fees, clinical fees and uniform shirts. Course books will be eBooks. A laptop or tablet will be needed for this course.

The written NREMT test is the responsibility of the student

The MSU Campus course is NOT eligible for MSU provided financial aid.

Click here to apply for our course offered at Metro State College. 


Summer Semester Schedule Course: (Denver Health Campus) *****This course is full. Please check out the accelerated course or the course on the MSU Campus******. Begins May 28th, 2019 and ends August 10th, 2019. 

Please check back for application dates for the fall semester.


Summer Accelerated Course: (Denver Health Campus) Begins May 28th, 2019 and ends July 13th, 2019. This course runs Tuesday- Friday from 8am-4pm. Cost is $1900. This fee includes eBooks, clinical rides and NREMT practical exam.  A laptop or tablet will be needed for this course.

The written NREMT test is the responsibility of the student

Click here to apply for our accelerated course on the Denver Health Campus.

An application fee of $35.00 will be required at time of application for any of our courses.  If accepted to class the option of paying tuition in full or participating in a tuition agreement payment plan will be offered. All tuition payments will have be paid in full before issuance of a certificate of completion of the course.

Registration Requirements

 Complete the online application

  • You will need to have a BLS for Heath Care Provider Certification PRIOR to class. You can visit our schedule here if needed.
  • Submit immunization records: Hepatitis B series.
  • Obtain a background check through our background check service by clicking here and in the package code box enter the code EN14. The background check could take up to 5 days to be processed.


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