Emergency Medical Technology -AAS Paramedic

Training Program

Credential(s) Offered

Industry certification, Associate's degree, IHE Certificate of Completion

Method of Delivery

Hybrid or blended

When offered

Daytime Hours, Evening Hours

Instructional Program (CIP)

Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic). 510904


NWACC's EMT - Basic program offers further knowledge and skills in basic life support such as first aid, oxygen administration, airway management, CPR, automated defibrillation, and care for wounds, fractures and other injuries.

The program consists of eight credit hours and can be accomplished in one to two semesters. 

Upon successful completion of the EMT-Basic program, you will earn a certificate of proficiency and be eligible to take the National Registry EMT Certification exam. 

As a certified EMT, you'll be capable of providing emergency care at the scene, en-route, or at the hospital and deal with injury and illness that result from such emergencies.

When emergencies and accidents happen, highly-trained emergency medical services professionals are on the scene and ready to assist and save lives. Become a paramedic and be part of the adrenaline-filled team that works together to perform emergency care procedures and advanced life support. 

Advanced life support includes intravenous therapy, invasive airway management such as endotracheal intubation, and chricothyrotomy, administration of life-saving medication, cardiac monitor, defibrillation, and emergency pacing of the heart.





Entrance Requirements

Combination of Education and Course(s)


NorthWest Arkansas Community College (NWACC)

WIOA Approved Program


Training Location(s)


Local WIB

5025 - Northwest

Name of Credential

Associate of Applied Science in Paramedic Science

Type of financial aid offered or have access to

Pell, Scholarships, loans 

Refund Policy

Tuition and fee refunds will be issued to eligible students who drop their classes by the drop deadline, been dropped from a class, or a class has been canceled. See the Academic Calendar for the drop deadline for the current semester. 

Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?


Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for women?


Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for men?


Cost Items

Books (Estimated)


Testing/Exam Fees

$200.00 HESI A2 exam Certified Background Check / Drug Screen

In-State/District Tuition

$5,000.00 Bentonville and Rogers School Districts

Other Fees

$500.00 Immunization fees vary

Out-of-State/District Tuition


Supplies/Materials/Hand Tools (not included in tuition)

$400.00 Scrubs, lab jacket, name badge, miscellaneous items, and liability insurance

Total In-State Program Cost


Total Out-of-State Program Cost


Demand Occupation(s)

$30.00 per hour

Provider Status



One College Drive, Bentonville, Arkansas 72712

Phone Number

(479) 619-3127

Last Updated

Nov 07, 2022


Sep 17, 2020


Nov 07, 2023

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