MICT – Admission Procedure

Important notice for First Aid and CPR Certification

  • Please enroll in a Standard First Aid or Heartsaver FACTS course through the Continuing Education and Training Program (See the “Continuing Education” section).
  • CPR Certification must be full-certification which includes, Adult, Child, & Infant CPR (1 and 2 rescuer) and Obstructed Airway, called Healthcare Provider (See the “Continuing Education” section).

Note: These courses can be taken at Kapiʻolani Community College / Emergency Medical Services or American Medical Response


  • Human Anatomy and Physiology
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology Lab
  • Medical Terminology (HLTH 125)

Prerequisites must be completed by October 1 for Spring admission and April 1 for Fall admission.

STEP #1: Please submit to the Office of Admissions

New Applicants/Returning Students
Submit a “University of Hawaiʻi System Application Form” with documents for residence determination by October 1, AND an “Application for Selective Admission Program” (ASAP) form. In addition follow steps II, III, IV, and V.

Currently Enrolled Students
Submit an “Application for Selective Admissions Program” (ASAP) form by October 1. In addition follow steps II, III, IV, and V.

STEP #2 : Submit Kapiʻolani Community College math and GE placement test scores by October 15

Minimum qualifying score: Math 24 & Compass Reading level 74. Test score results are available at the Placement Test Center (808.734.9144).

STEP #3 : Please submit to the Dept. of Emergency Medical Services

Submit “Mobile Intensive Care Technician Supplemental Application Form” (available from the Department of Emergency Medical Services) pages 1 and 2 by October 1.

STEP #4 : Submit to the Dept. of Emergency Medical Services

  1. Submit certification of high school or GED verification (e.g. copy of high school diploma or transcript) by October 15.
  2. Submit college transcripts if you have attended college. Transcripts must be mailed directly from the institution to Emergency Medical Services Department and received by October 15.
  3. Submit original local traffic abstract and a copy of your Hawaiʻi driver’s license by October 15.
  4. Submit copy of Hawaiʻi State Certification as an EMT-B by October 15.
  5. Submit verification of grade from EMT-B course by October 15. An EMT grade verification form is included in the MICT Supplemental Application Form.
  6. Submit copies of any current BCLS, I/BCLS, or ACLS/Provider cards by October 15.
  7. Submit verification of prior EMT-B work experience in the health field by October 15. Work verification forms are in the MICT Supplemental Application Form.
  8. Submit EMT/MICT career ladder program verification of work experience in the health field part B (log sheet) 200-300 calls by October 15.
  9. Submit copies of CME records beginning with the last certification period until October 15.
  10. Make sure your references submit their forms by October 15. A minimum of three references must be submitted. Forms for references are included in the EMS Supplemental Application Form.

STEP #5 : After Steps 1 thru 4 have been completed, you will need to:

Participate in an interview with the Mobile Intensive Care Technician Admissions Committee. An interview letter will be sent by the Department of Emergency Medical Services.

Review for admission

  • Applicants whose required materials are received by the deadline and who meet requirements will be considered for admission.
  • Selection is based on total qualifying scores in rank order–highest to lowest until admission quota is reached.
  • Total qualifying score is based on the following:
    • Math 24, Compass Reading level 74, and EMT knowledge examination scores.
    • College GPA if 12 or more credits were taken.
    • Prior completion of college Anatomy & Physiology, English and Math courses. College courses must be taken within the last 5 years with grades of C or above.
    • Current BCLS, I/BCLS, or ACLS/Provider cards.
    • Letters of reference.
    • Grade for EMT-A course.
    • Prior work experience as an EMT-A.
    • Interview scores until admission quota is reached.
    • Basic Life Support (Course C) Cards
    • Original local traffic abstract
    • 200-300 logged calls
  • Applicants who are on academic probation at Kapiʻolani Community College, who do not attend the interview, who do not possess a valid Hawaiʻi driver’s license, or a satisfactory traffic abstract will not be accepted regardless of their qualifying scores.

Note: Applicants who submit required materials, after October 15, and who meet other requirements will be considered on a space-available basis.

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