Advanced Emergency Medical Technician

This program is organized under the EMS Programs in the College of Allied Health at Phoenix Institute
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Program Overview

At Phoenix Institute, we want to see you succeed. If you are interested in Emergency Medical Services, this program is for you! Our program is delivered in a hybrid format over the course of an 15 Week Semester Session. At the end of the course, you will be eligible to sit for the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians AEMT Practical and Written Exams. 

This program is also approved by the Georgia State Office of Emergency Medical Services and Trauma which will allow you to have a pathway to gain your licensure at the end of this course.

This course is delivered in a hybrid model. This course does require one day per week of attendance in person at our Gainesville Campus.

Program Start Dates

This program runs during our A Sessions in the Fall, Spring and Summer Semesters

  • What's included?

As a broad overview, our AEMT Course includes

Textbooks and Materials

We provide all of your textbooks and other digital material required for your success

Agency Partners

While we cannot get anyone a job, our program has been set up with input from ambulance services that are constantly looking for new providers. Each agency has also committed to using AEMTs, so our faculty works to help you land a job with one of our partners!

Hybrid Model

By having a hybrid course, we allow you to complete work on your terms with our support. You can also go back and review lectures, discussions and more through our Learning Management System

Current Information

We refine our program to match the latest changes and be in line with the most recent research. This means you always have up to date information while in your program

Clinical Experiences

We have interfacility and 911 contracts allowing students to gain experience during their clinical course which is performed during the program.

Committed Faculty

All of our faculty have extensive experience in the field and bring you quality education. We only use the best of the best to deliver our programs!
Financial Information

Program Cost

Total Cost

Tuition - $4,500
Application Fee - $50
Total Cost - $4,550
Students will be required to submit an application to the program with an application fee. We do occasionally offer fee-free weeks so look out for those!

Tuition or an agreed payment arrangement is due by the Monday prior to the start of class.
Tuition includes
  • Textbooks and any digital material needed
  • Program T-Shirt
  • Student Insurance
  • BLS CPR For Healthcare Providers
  • National Registry AEMT Prep Test
  • Two years of access to our CEU Library for FREE!

Financing Options

All students can access funding!
Phoenix Institute works with different lenders to allow for paying of your tuition. Prior to approving a payment plan, our standard practice is for you to attempt one of these lenders. 

Both options allow:
  • Students do not have to make payments during class and up to 60-90 days after class is completed or until the student obtains employment
  • Interest rates are comparable to regular student loans

Tuition Reduction Scholarship

Occasionally, we are able to offer scholarships to students as funds come available. At this time, funds are not currently open for this program.
These scholarships are awarded on a per program basis as long as funding is available. Applicants who wish to be considered for a partial scholarship should fill out an application as they would a traditional student. The application will require that scholarship applicants will need to provide
  • Transcripts showing previous academic performance
  • A letter from the student to the scholarship committee that addresses the need for the scholarship
  • Recommendation letters are not required, but may be included with the application

Program Outlook

Information on employment, salary, graduation and pass rates for the AEMT Program

Job Outlook

Nationally anticipated 6% yearly growth over the next 10 years (2019-2029)

Georgia anticipates a 31% growth (2,920 open jobs) over the next 10 years (2018-2021)

Employment Opportunities

Phoenix Institute has multiple connections to assist in job placement upon successful completion of the AEMT Program, however Phoenix Institute cannot guarantee any students a position after graduation

Median Pay (National)

$36,650 per year
$17.62 per hour as of 2020

Program Graduation Rate

2022-2023 - 76%

Local Pay (Georgia Specific)

$34,700 per year
$18-25 per hour

National Registry Exam Pass Rates

NR Written Exam 2022 - 55%
NR Practical Exam 2022 - 100%

Program Staff

Kyle Atkins
EMS Program Director
Dr. Michael Dinerman
EMS Program Medical Director
Amanda Linfors
EMS Program Faculty

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