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The Arizona Department of Health Services has control over all EMCT training in Arizona. Arizona calls their (EMT) emergency medical technicians, (EMCT) emergency medical care technicians. Below we go through what it will take to get started as a EMCT in Arizona from program entry all the way to certification.

Approved EMCT Training in Arizona


How you can become an EMCT in Arizona

Becoming a EMCT in Arizona is made easy if you follow the steps we lay out below:

1 – Enroll in to Approved EMCT training in Arizona
2 – Graduate from training
3 – Take the NREMT exam
4 – Pass NREMT exam and get certified
5 – Register with State of Arizona Department of Health Services
6 – Get name on National EMT registry


EMCT Programs in Arizona

Arizona Western College
2020 S. Avenue 8E
Yuma, Arizona 85365-8834

Central Arizona College
8470 N Overfield Rd
Coolidge, Arizona 85128-9030

Chandler-Gilbert Community College
2626 E Pecos Rd
Chandler, Arizona 85225-2499

Cochise County Community College District
901 N Colombo Ave
Sierra Vista, Arizona 85635-2317

Coconino Community College
2800 S. Lone Tree Rd
Flagstaff, Arizona 86005-2701

Eastern Arizona College
615 N. Stadium Ave
Thatcher, Arizona 85552-0769

Estrella Mountain Community College
3000 N Dysart Rd
Avondale, Arizona 85392-1000

GateWay Community College
108 N. 40th St
Phoenix, Arizona 85034

GateWay Community College-Central City
1245 E Buckeye
Phoenix, Arizona 85034-4101

Glendale Community College
6000 W Olive Ave
Glendale, Arizona 85302

Mesa Community College
1833 W Southern Ave
Mesa, Arizona 85202

Mohave Community College
1971 Jagerson Ave
Kingman, Arizona 86409-1238

Northland Pioneer College
2251 E. Navajo Blvd
Holbrook, Arizona 86025-0610

Paradise Valley Community College
18401 N 32nd St
Phoenix, Arizona 85032

Phoenix College
1202 W Thomas Rd
Phoenix, Arizona 85013

Pima Community College
4905C East Broadway Blvd.
Tucson, Arizona 85709-1275

Pima Medical Institute-Mesa
957 S. Dobson Rd
Mesa, Arizona 85202

Yavapai College
1100 E Sheldon St
Prescott, Arizona 86301

What’s the Median EMCT salary in Arizona?

The median pay for EMTs in the state of Arizona is $17.68 an hour and $36,780 a year and the following data table below displays EMT salary in Arizona in more detail.

LocationPay TypeLowMedianHigh
United StatesHourly$10.52$16.05$27.40
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZHourly$12.09$18.61$26.93
Tucson, AZHourly$11.35$18.18$23.65
North ArizonaHourly$10.95$17.69$37.06
Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZHourly$10.86$16.62$24.67
Flagstaff, AZHourly$12.19$16.10$21.17
Prescott, AZHourly$10.66$15.93$22.14
Sierra Vista-Douglas, AZHourly$10.83$13.80$23.86

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The job outlook for an EMCT in Arizona

If your state has a 28% rise in EMCT and Paramedic jobs like Arizona does, you should be very excited about starting an EMT career.