Michigan

Michigan EMS Office Contact Info

Michigan Office of EMS

1001 Terminal Road
Lansing, Michigan 48906
(517) 241-3025
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Michigan EMS Exams Information

Michigan EMR Exams

Michigan requires all MFR (Medical First Responders) to pass the National Registry exam. Go to the NREMT website to set up your account and schedule your National Registry exam date.

Find out more about the EMR National Registry exam here.

Michigan EMT Exams

Michigan requires all EMTs to pass the National Registry exam. Go to the NREMT website to set up your account and schedule your National Registry exam date.

Find out more about the EMT National Registry exam here.

Michigan AEMT Exams

Michigan requires all AEMTs to pass the National Registry exam. Go to the NREMT website to set up your account and schedule your National Registry exam date.

Find out more about the AEMT National Registry exam here.

Michigan Paramedic Exams

Michigan requires all Paramedics to pass the National Registry exam. Go to the NREMT website to set up your account and schedule your National Registry exam date.

Find out more about the Paramedic National Registry exam here.

 

Requirements for Michigan EMS Certification

EMR - Emergency Medical Responder

In Michigan, this is known as a MFR (Medical First Responder), all applications for licensure must be submitted online through the EMS eLicensing Web Portal found on the Michigan DHHS webpage. You must be at least 18 years of age to make application.  An individual can file an application for licensure as a MFR by: Completing a Michigan course within the last 2 years and be Nationally Registered; National Registry status if you are currently nationally registered and have NOT been licensed in another state, or you have completed a Military education course;

Your application will not be complete until the State has received the proper verifications, i.e., course completion from your Michigan Education Program Sponsor, licensure from out of state licensing agency, military course completion from appropriate military branch, successfully passing the National Registry examination from the National Registry. 

Once licensed by the State of Michigan, it is not necessary to retain the National Registry certification for license renewal or re-licensure. Michigan uses the National Registry for examination purposes only. Once you are licensed all licensees are required to complete the continuing education mandated by the State.  Being Nationally Registered does not exempt you from complying with the continuing education requirements for renewal of your Michigan license.

For more information on becoming a MFR in Michigan go here.

EMT - Emergency Medical Technician

In Michigan, to become an EMT all applications for licensure must be submitted online through the EMS eLicensing Web Portal found on the Michigan DHHS webpage. You must be at least 18 years of age to make application.  An individual can file an application for licensure as an EMT by: Completing a Michigan course within the last 2 years and be Nationally Registered; National Registry status if you are currently nationally registered and have NOT been licensed in another state, or you have completed a Military education course;

Your application will not be complete until the State has received the proper verifications, i.e., course completion from your Michigan Education Program Sponsor, licensure from out of state licensing agency, military course completion from appropriate military branch, successfully passing the National Registry examination from the National Registry. 

Once licensed by the State of Michigan, it is not necessary to retain the National Registry certification for license renewal or re-licensure. Michigan uses the National Registry for examination purposes only. Once you are licensed all licensees are required to complete the continuing education mandated by the State.  Being Nationally Registered does not exempt you from complying with the continuing education requirements for renewal of your Michigan license.

For more information on becoming an EMT in Michigan go here.

AEMT - Advanced Emergency Medical Technician

In Michigan, to become an AEMT all applications for licensure must be submitted online through the EMS eLicensing Web Portal found on the Michigan DHHS webpage. You must be at least 18 years of age to make application.  An individual can file an application for licensure as an AEMT by: Completing a Michigan course within the last 2 years and be Nationally Registered; National Registry status if you are currently nationally registered and have NOT been licensed in another state, or you have completed a Military education course;

Your application will not be complete until the State has received the proper verifications, i.e., course completion from your Michigan Education Program Sponsor, licensure from out of state licensing agency, military course completion from appropriate military branch, successfully passing the National Registry examination from the National Registry. 

Once licensed by the State of Michigan, it is not necessary to retain the National Registry certification for license renewal or re-licensure. Michigan uses the National Registry for examination purposes only. Once you are licensed all licensees are required to complete the continuing education mandated by the State.  Being Nationally Registered does not exempt you from complying with the continuing education requirements for renewal of your Michigan license.

For more information on becoming an AEMT in Michigan go here.

EMT-P - Paramedic

In Michigan, to become a Paramedic all applications for licensure must be submitted online through the EMS eLicensing Web Portal found on the Michigan DHHS webpage. You must be at least 18 years of age to make application.  An individual can file an application for licensure as a Paramedic by: Completing a Michigan course within the last 2 years and be Nationally Registered; National Registry status if you are currently nationally registered and have NOT been licensed in another state, or you have completed a Military education course;

Your application will not be complete until the State has received the proper verifications, i.e., course completion from your Michigan Education Program Sponsor, licensure from out of state licensing agency, military course completion from appropriate military branch, successfully passing the National Registry examination from the National Registry. 

Once licensed by the State of Michigan, it is not necessary to retain the National Registry certification for license renewal or re-licensure. Michigan uses the National Registry for examination purposes only. Once you are licensed all licensees are required to complete the continuing education mandated by the State.  Being Nationally Registered does not exempt you from complying with the continuing education requirements for renewal of your Michigan license.

For more information on becoming a Paramedic in Michigan go here.

 

Michigan EMS Programs

Type Program Address City Phone # Website
EMT, Paramedic Bay de Noc Community College 2001 N Lincoln Escanaba 906-217-4226 website
Paramedic Henry Ford College 5101 Evergreen Road Dearborn 313-317-6582 website
EMT, Paramedic Jackson College 2111 Emmons Rd Jackson 904-484-4361 website
EMT Kalamazoo Valley Community College 418 East Walnut Street Kalamazoo 269-548-3231 website
MFR, EMT, Paramedic Kellogg Community College 450 North Ave Battle Creek 269-565-2652 website
Paramedic Kirtland Community College 4800 W 4 Mile Road Grayling 989-275-5000 website
Paramedic Lake Superior State University 650 W Easterday Ave Sault Ste. Marie 906-635-3125 website
EMT, Paramedic Lansing Community College 515 North Washington Square Lansing 517-483-1530 website
Paramedic North Central Michigan College 1515 Howard Street Petoskey 231-348-6630 website
MFR, EMT, Paramedic Oakland Community College-Auburn Hills 2900 Featherstone Road Auburn Hills 248-232-4094 website
EMT, Paramedic Schoolcraft College 1751 Radcliff Garden City 734-462-4400 website
EMT, Paramedic St. Clair County Community College 323 Erie Street Port Huron 810-989-5714 website
EMT, Paramedic Wayne County Community College-Downriver Campus 21000 Northline Road Taylor 734-374-3213 website

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