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Emergency Medical Technology Schools in Arkansas

In 2019-2020, 180 students earned their Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) degrees in AR.

As a degree choice, Emergency Medical Technology is the 5th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Emergency Medical Technology Majors in Arkansas

Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 118
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 118
Associate Degree 62

Gender Distribution

In Arkansas, a emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic) major is more popular with men than with women.

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Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic) majors in Arkansas is as follows:

  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Black or African American: 5.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.3%
  • White: 88.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 2.8%
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Jobs for Emergency Medical Technology Grads in Arkansas

There are 3,750 people in the state and 456,690 people in the nation working in emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic) jobs.

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Wages for Emergency Medical Technology Jobs in Arkansas

Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) grads earn an average of $31,800 in the state and $37,760 nationwide.

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There are 24 colleges in Arkansas that offer emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic) degrees. Learn about the most popular 11 below:

94 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,253 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $8,101. The full-time teacher rate is 100%. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $24,500 after earning their degree at this institution.

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Arkansas Tech University

Russellville
60 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
10,829 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1. 99% of the teachers are full time. 96% of students get financical aid.

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44 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,350 Total Students

86% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. A typical student attending Black River Technical College will pay a net price of $7,690. The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1.

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33 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,358 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 100%. The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Graduates earn an average $22,100 after graduation.

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National Park College

Hot Springs
31 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,912 Total Students

A typical student attending National Park College will pay a net price of $9,424. Of all the students who attend this school, 94% get financial aid. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $22,100 after earning their degree at this institution.

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27 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,224 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 25% are considered full time. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $23,300 a year. The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1.

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27 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,604 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $23,000 a year. The full-time teacher rate is 58%. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $4,702.

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24 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,203 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 42% are considered full time. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $18,700 a year. A typical student attending ASU Mid-South will pay a net price of $6,163.

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24 Degrees in Major Awarded
934 Total Students

11 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $17,900 a year. 51% of the teachers are full time.

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22 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,982 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Graduates earn an average $24,000 after graduation. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $8,899.

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22 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,411 Total Students

16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 76% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Graduates earn an average $27,800 after graduation.

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Emergency Medical Technology Careers in AR

Some of the careers emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic) majors go into include:

Job Title AR Job Growth AR Median Salary
Health Specialties Professors 26% $112,810
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 15% $29,300

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to emergency medical technology/technician (EMT paramedic).

Major Annual Graduates in AR
Medical Radiologic Technology 173
Surgical Technology 109
Physician Assistant 70
Respiratory Care Therapy 60
Radiologic Technology 51
Athletic Training 48
Nuclear Medical Technology 21
Cardiovascular Technology 14

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