Emergency Medical Services (EMS) play a crucial role in saving lives and providing essential medical care in times of emergencies. At Kapi‘olani Community College, we understand the importance of well-trained EMS professionals and strive to provide our students with the highest quality education and training. Our EMS program is designed to equip students with the knowledge and hands-on skills necessary to succeed in this challenging and rewarding field. Whether you’re a newcomer to EMS or seeking to advance your career, our program offers a comprehensive curriculum, experienced instructors, and a supportive learning environment. Join us in our mission to provide the highest level of medical care to those in need.

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Emergency Medical Technician

Our Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) program provides comprehensive training for individuals interested in pursuing a career in the EMS field. Students will learn the necessary skills and knowledge to respond to medical emergencies, provide basic life support, and transport patients safely to the hospital.

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Mobile Intensive Care Technician

Our Mobile Intensive Care Technician (MICT) program offers advanced training for individuals seeking to expand their skills in the EMS field. Students will learn how to provide advanced life support and critical care transport to critically ill or injured patients in the prehospital setting.

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Support for Health Career Pathways

Learn about admission requirements and criteria, program curriculum, program cost, financial aid, application for licensure/certificates, and transfer to baccalaureate programs.

Health Career Counselors/Advisors

hlthsci@hawaii.edu | (808) 734-9224, Kauila 106

STAR Balance Virtual Kiosk Hours
Mondays through Thursdays, excluding holidays
9:00-11:30am & 1:00-3:00pm

STAR Balance Kiosk is available for UH system students. For information about our health programs, attend a program information session. Email kapstart@hawaii.edu for assistance with getting started at Kapiʻolani CC.

Health Careers Info Session

Program Information sessions are held monthly and provide potential applicants with program details and requirements, application procedures, and career outlook. Attending an information session is recommended before you start your academic journey. Attendance of a program information session within one year of the application submission is mandatory when applying to a Health Science and EMS program.