Lansing Community College

Basic-EMT Program Overview

The Emergency Medical Services Program at Lansing Community College offers a Basic Emergency Medical Technician Program. LCC's program results in a well-educated Basic EMT, providing education beyond the Basic EMT minimum requirements. The program can be taken in two different configurations. Click on the Advising Guide to see the options available for completing the program.

Please call the Health and Human Services office at 517-483-1410 if you have any questions on obtaining department approval.

Students are required to purchase appropriate clinical attire and update their immunizations, including the Hepatitis B series. These costs are in addition to regular course fees.  The medical supplies that are needed are included in the regular course fees.

State licensing is performed through the State of Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, Division of EMS, Trauma, and Preparedness.  A written and practical examination offered by the National Registry of EMT's must be successfully completed for licensure.

 

Steps to Apply & Register for the EMT Program

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    Apply to LCC

    Complete the admissions application to become an official LCC student. Once you click "apply" on any LCC webpage, you will be asked to create an admissions login and to select an admission type. To complete the application, you will need to know you SSN, email address and address of residence.

    Apply Now

    How to Apply to LCC

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    Activate Account

    Now that you're in, activate your LCC account to get access to your email and important information from the College.

    To activate your account, you will need the LCC Student ID number you received after you applied.

    Activate Your Account

    Account Activation

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    Assessment

    If you haven't already, it's time to upload your high school transcript, SAT or ACT scores, or AP Test scores so that we can help determine your starting place at LCC. If you are not able to get placement levels with these documents, don't worry. You can take our placement tests.

    You can check if you currently have levels in reading, writing, and math in the profile tab of your myLCC account.

    Upload documents, check testing hours and location, and view sample questions through the testing center website.

    Get Placement Levels

    Assessment Directions

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    Complete the EMT Academy Application

    Once you have completed the college's general application, you may apply to the EMT Academy.

    To get started with a new application, or to access an existing/saved EMT Academy application, please click the link below.

    Upcoming Application Deadlines:

    Summer Semester Accelerated cohort - May 20th, 2022 
    Fall Semester Day & Night cohorts - Aug 8th, 2022 
    Spring Semester Day cohort - Jan 1st, 2023

    EMT ACADEMY APPLICATION
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    Submit your iChat Criminal Background Check to the Program

    A completed ICHAT Criminal Background Investigation must be onfile with the EMS Program Office before a department approval can be given to register for the academy courses. All records showing on a background check will be sent to the LCC Risk Management Office for acceptance into the program.

    Instructions
    • Navigate to the State of Michigan's Website
    • Click on Login located in the upper right hand corner. You can login as a guest if you wish.
    • Complete the Background Search
      • Reason for search please select Student
      • SID can be left blank
      • If you have any additional names you must include them in your entry
    • Pay $10 fee to view results.
    • Save the document that has the state of Michigan Seal in the background as a PDF and submit it via email to Leah Bloomquist at bloomql1@star.lcc.edu. 
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    Attend Orientation & Register for Classes

    Upon successful completetion of steps 1-5, the EMS Program Office will place a department approval on your account and send you instructions via your LCC student email on how to register for classes. 

    One or two weeks prior to the first day of class a mandatory orientation session will take place. Your continuation in the program is contigent upon your attendance at the orientation session. If you are unable to attend the orientation session(s) for any reason please reach out to Leah Bloomquist at bloomql1@star.lcc.edu as soon as possible. 

    Upcoming Orientation Session(s) 

    The Accelerated Summer Cohort's orientation session will take place Friday, June 3rd from 8-11am. This orientation session will be held in person at LCC's Downtown Health and Human Services Building.

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Contact Us

Emergency Medical Technician and Paramedic

Health and Human Services Division Office

HHS Building, 108
517-483-1410
517-483-1508 fax

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