Emergency Medical Technology - Paramedic

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Program Information

Faculty:Health Sciences
Field of Study:Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Description:The Emergency Medical Technology Paramedic program (EMT-P) is an advanced-care level diploma. Students gain skills in advanced life support procedures and learn to diagnose and treat patients in a variety of medical and trauma situations.

EMT-P is the final step in Alberta’s 3-step pre-hospital training. Students must complete the Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) training before enrolling in the EMT-P program.

URL:Emergency Medical Technology - Paramedic at NAIT
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $4,334

Cost per credit is $223 (for Domestic students). Tuition cap per semester is $2,167 (Domestic). Additional fees apply.
Careers:Emergency Medical Technicians (Paramedics)

Admission Requirements


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Biology 
  •   Applied Mathematics  or   Pure Mathematics  or   Mathematics 

Applicants are required to have: Grade 12 English, Biology 30, Pure Math 10 or Math 10-1 or 13 or Applied Math 10 or Math 10C, and current EMT registration with the Alberta College of Paramedics.

Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 83]

ELP Requirement is one of the following: 1.TOEFL IBT (Internet Based) - 83 (23 in the Speaking component, 20 in the Reading component, 20 in the Listening component, 20 in the Writing component) OR 2. IELTS (Academic Format) - 6 (with minimum band scores for each component - 6.5 in the Speaking component, 6.0 in the Reading component, 6.0 in the Listening component, 6.0 in the Writing component).

Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
Applicants are required to submit a Resume or Curriculum Vitae (CV).

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on July 04, 2018

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