tuition & fees


The EMT-Basic Program is a one-semester program, consisting of 15 weeks of study for the daytime program and 21 weeks of study for the evening program. Tuition for the EMT-Basic program is $700.00. Additional program fees apply and are fully outlined below.


All fees are non-refundable. Fees for the academic year (2017-2019) are:
Upon Acceptance
With Submission of Enrollment Agreement Registration Fee $ 50.00
Prior to Week 5 Clinical Fee $ 200.00
Technology Fee $ 125.00
Uniform Fee $ 75.00

Explanation of Fees paid directly to CAHE:

Uniform Fee is used to provide students with a uniform including four polo shirts, one scrub top, one scrub pant, one lab coat and a sweatshirt.
Technology Fee is used to provide students with online learning resources, the learning management system, the student portal and the computerized library.
Clinical Fee is used to cover the cost of student coverage under the Center's Malpractice/Liability insurance policy, to operate and maintain the student lab and to provide students with a variety of educational affiliated clinical internship sites.

Clinical Clearance:

Students are required to have a physical examination and be medically cleared by a private physician as well as have a criminal background check performed. The background check is done through a third-party company called CastleBranch. The clinical clearance fees are estimated at $250.00.

Estimated Textbook Cost:

Students are responsible to purchase required textbooks on their own. Textbook costs are estimated at $500.00.