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Application deadline is April 10 for MSU's Extended University basic EMT course

March 29, 2012

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The deadline is April 10 to apply for a Montana State University Extended University basic course for emergency medical technicians that will be taught this fall.

The EMT Basic Course will be taught 6:30-10 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays from Aug. 28 through Dec. 6. 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 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 yearsold, 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. Interviews will be held on Saturday, April 14.

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

Marilyn Jarvis (406) 994-4820,