Emergency Medical Technology

Shawnee State University offers the Emergency Medical Technology Program for those wishing to be educated and trained to respond to medical emergencies, assess a patient's injuries or illness, stabilize patients by administering emergency medical care and transport injured or sick persons to medical facilities. Certificate of Completion as well as an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Emergency Medical Technology are offered.


The EMT and Paramedic training programs have received accreditation from the Ohio Department of Public Safety, Division of Emergency Medical Services No. 325.

Emergency Medical Technology

Contact Information

Emergency Medical Technology Program
940 Second Street
Health Science Building, Room 151
Portsmouth, OH 45662

Nita Roark, Secretary
(740) 351-3236

Career Opportunities

Positions for emergency medical technicians are available in private ambulance companies, hospitals, industry, fire departments, 911 dispatch offices, and the armed forces. Law enforcement agencies, park services, ski patrols, and other groups train their personnel to become EMT-Bs or paramedics as part of their duties.

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