Take the First Step Toward Your EMS Career Now!


Click through to learn about different careers in emergency medical services. Popular careers include emergency medical responder (EMR), emergency medical technician (EMT), advanced emergency medical technician (AEMT), paramedic, and firefighter. Decided on a career? Find an EMT school near you.

  • Emergency Medical Responder (EMR)
    As the first to arrive, your role as an emergency medical responder (EMR) is crucial.
  • Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)
    Where there is an emergency situation, EMTs are among the first responders.
  • Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (AEMT)
    Advanced emergency medical technicians (AEMT) perform more extensive patient care, beyond the responsibilities of EMTs.
  • Paramedic
    Paramedics are the highest level of responders in the field of emergency medical services. They also go through the most training.
  • Firefighter
    The strength of a community can be found in the foundation of the members who take care of it.