NREMT and Union Institute

National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians Certificatoin Credit Transfer Guide for Union Institute

EMT and Paramedic Training Credits for Transfer Application to Degree Plan*
Emergency Medical Technician 6 LL  
Firefighting & Rescue Operations 6 LL EL
National Paramedic 50 LL  
Emergency Care and Safety 36 LL EL
Natural Science 6 LL NS
Psychology 2 LL SS
Report Writing 6 LL EL

*Degree Plan Application Codes: NS—Natural Science; SS—Social Sciences; EL—Free Electives Only

**EMT Training is a prerequisite for Paramedic Training and therefore credit should only be given for either EMT or Paramedic but not both.

The award of 50 units will be granted once UI&U validates the student’s certification via the NREMT website ( The student must provide a Student National Registry number for certification. Other certificates and documented training will be evaluated on an individual bases and awarded appropriate credits based on the results of the evaluation. Union Institute & University accepts credits in transfer from regionally accredited colleges and universities and reserves the right to apply, or not to apply, acceptable transfer credit toward degree requirements. Please see UI&U University Catalog for complete details.

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Class Format: 100% Online Coursework to fit ANY schedule

Class Start Dates: Undergraduate classes start every 8 weeks

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