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This course provides learners with the cognitive knowledge and values to develop as an emergency medical professional at the basic life-support level. This course meets all the minimum training requirements as established by the U.S. Department of Transportation in the EMT, National Education Standards. It also provides the learner with the opportunity to develop basic life-support psychomotor skills. Successful completion of this course makes the learner eligible to become certified by the National Registry of EMTs and the Pennsylvania Department of Health.

The course is held at 230 McKee Place, 5th Floor, Room ABC, Pittsburgh, PA 15213.  

The SUMMER EMT class runs from Monday, June 26 and concludes on Thursday, August 3, 2023. Summer classes meet Mon/Wed/Th 8 a.m. -  5 p.m., with one mandatory session August 5-6 and Certification Testing on the evenings of August 7-8. A permission code from the EM Program is required to enroll in EM 1102.Use the following link to fill out the Qualtrics survey to request a permission code: SUMMER 2023 EM 1102. Permission codes will TENTATIVELY be distributed beginning Monday, February 13 will be distributed until class is full or drop/add is over on June 28. Permission codes will be sent to your Pitt email with instructions on how to register. When signing up for this course you must register for both lecture and lab. You MAY NOT add yourself to the wait list for a lab session. You must choose one that fits into your schedule and has open seats available.

The FALL EMT class runs from Monday, August 28 - Saturday, December 15, 2023. A Qualtrics survey will be available on this site two weeks prior to enrollment for the FALL term and will be distributed until class is full or drop/add is over.

Please note: Completing this survey does not guarantee that you will be given a permission code. Permission codes are distributed based on a number of factors set by the program. The information that you enter will be verified.


If you have any questions, please contact Rachel Lindsay (