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Application deadline is Nov. 28 for basic EMT course offered by MSU's Extended University

November 14, 2011

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Montana State University's Extended University will offer a basic course for emergency medical technicians this spring.

The EMT Basic Course will be taught 6:30-10 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays from Jan. 12 through April 26. The course covers essential skills required of emergency medical technicians. It will prepare students for the state and national written and practical exams. Students who successfully pass the exams will be certified to perform life-saving skills as EMTs in a pre-hospital setting.

Tuition for the course is $740 for non-credit students. This course can also be taken for academic credit at an additional charge.

John Alston, EMT-B, will teach the class. Those who are interested in attending the course must be at least 18-years-old, have a high school diploma or GED equivalent and must not have been convicted of certain felony charges.

Enrollment is limited and students who apply must also interview with the course instructor. The application deadline is Nov. 28 and interviews will be held on Saturday, Dec. 3.

For more information about the course or to request application materials, visit, call Extended University at (406) 994-6683, or e-mail

Marilyn Jarvis (406) 994-4820,