Pittsburgh East/ Monroeville Hybrid EMT Training


    Hybrid EMT Training Program at IUP Pittsburgh East

    The IUP Division of Emergency Services Training announces an Online/Hybrid Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) course to be held at IUP Pittsburgh East. This program is primarily designed for future EMS personnel, but is appropriate for anyone who may respond to emergencies, including fire/rescue personnel, nurses, coaches or athletic trainers, safety professionals, and others. Participants who successfully complete this program are eligible to take National Registry of EMT certification exams for both Pennsylvania certification and national certification as an EMT. 


    IUP , 400 Penn Center Boulevard, Building 4, Suite 900, Pittsburgh, PA, 15235


    Feb. 26 through June 3, 2018

    First Session:

    Monday, February 26, 2018, 6:00–9:00 p.m. (mandatory)

    Lab Sessions:

    Saturday/Sunday, 9:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m.

    March 24 and 25; April 21 and 22; June 2 and 3 (all sessions mandatory)


    $775 (includes text, online access code for EMT Premiere Package 11th Edition, and initial NREMT exam fee)* plus additional fees as required for clinical contacts (malpractice insurance/immunizations/criminal clearances).

    This hybrid EMT course is designed for students who are self-motivated, academically disciplined, and technologically proficient with standard computer applications. Students will complete required course lessons online and attend skill labs on scheduled days. Students must be 18 years of age to enroll. 

    College Credit for IUP Students:

    IUP students who successfully complete the EMT course at IUP are eligible for up to four transfer credits through the Department of Kinesiology, Health, and Sport Science. More information is available in the EMT Credit Transfer Agreement.

    Technical and Course Requirements:

    Students will need regular access to a reliable computer with:

    • Current operating system
    • Robust high-speed Internet connection 
    • Current Flash player
    • Active e-mail account

    Students need to be able to create user accounts, navigate a web-based learning platform, send and receive e-mails, attach files, and open attachments using common computer applications. Students without good academic or computer skills should consider a traditional classroom format instead.

    In addition to online and lab sessions, students must complete 10 patient contacts at an approved field site. This will require:

    • Up-to-date immunizations: measles/Hep B/-TB (cost varies)
    • PSP criminal clearance ($10)
    • Malpractice insurance at student rates ($38)
    • Cost or fees to meet these requirements are not included in the course fee. More information will be provided at first session.

    Students must also complete these co-requisite courses to be eligible for certification:

    • IS 100.b (available free online)
    • IS 700.a (available free online)
    • Hazardous Materials Awareness course

    Criminal History:

    Students must complete a criminal history form for the Pennsylvania Department of Health (PA DOH) upon enrollment in the course. Students with a positive criminal history may not be eligible for EMT certification or field/clinical experiences. For more information, please see the NREMT policy or the PA DOH EMS regulations.   


    Preregistration is required. Anyone interested in attending should complete the enrollment form (link below) and return it with a $225 nonrefundable deposit by February 13, 2018. Please make check or money order payable to “IUP Research Institute.” Enrollment is limited and will be accepted until the class is filled. IUP reserves the right to cancel any program due to insufficient enrollment, at which time deposit/registration fees would be refunded. Late registration will be accepted if space is available. The remaining balance of $550 is due at the first class session.  

    Application for EMT — enrollment form    

    IUP Emergency Services Training

    2712 West Pike Road 
    Indiana, PA 15701  
    Phone: 724-357-4051