Welcome to the School of Emergency Medical Technology (SEMT), sponsored by UP Health System – Marquette. Whether you're considering enrolling in the SEMT or have already done so, you are appreciated. We value and welcome every member of this community.
We are committed to working with you to assist you in achieving your academic and professional goals in emergency medical services and will do everything possible to support your success. Success in emergency medical services training is built on a partnership, forged through collaboration between you and our faculty specifically.
Many others stand ready to support you as well. We will expect nothing less than your best, as you should accept nothing less from us. We will challenge you, but we hope to inspire you as well.
Emergency medical service is more than a job or career path. It is a noble, important, lifesaving mission that is your privilege to pursue. Wherever you are on your career or life path, you are preparing to make a positive difference by serving your community and those that need you.
Accreditation & Sponsorship
The UP Health System – Marquette SEMT Paramedic program has been issued a Letter of Review by the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP). This letter is not a Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) accreditation status, it is a status signifying that a program seeking initial accreditation has demonstrated sufficient compliance with the accreditation standards through the Letter of Review Self Study Report (LSSR) and other documentation. LSSR is recognized by the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) for eligibility to take the National Registry's Paramedic credentialing examination(s). However, it is not a guarantee of eventual accreditation. Please visit or call for more information:
Our program is applying for program sponsorship with the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, Bureau of Preparedness, EMS, and Systems of Care. Please visit or call for more information:
- MDHHS Bureau of Preparedness, EMS, and Systems of Care
EMS Education Programs
Learn more and APPLY for each of our programs below!
- Medical First Responder (MFR)
- Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)
- Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (AEMT)
Important Program Information
For additional details about the SEMT, please review the UP Health System – Marquette School of Emergency Technology Policy and Procedures Manual. The manual includes, but is not limited to, information on the following:
- Refund of Course Tuition
- Diversity Statement
- Expanded Philosophy
- ADA Policy
- Policy of Non-Discrimination
- Advanced Placement
SEMT Contact Information
For more information, please contact SEMT Director Katrina Rushford at:
- Email: Katrina.Rushford@mghs.org
- Phone: (906) 449-1565