Aerie Backcountry Medicine

AmeriCorps Awards Instructions for Aerie Courses

This course type allows you utilize your AmeriCorps Awards.

Thank you for your interest in this course. If you are interested in being added to this course's roster and begind the process to release AmeriCorps Award funds, please complete the form below.

It is critically important to fully read through the current AmeriCorps Awards Instructions provided by Aerie and the University of Montana. This document outlines all the steps you must take to utilize these awards with Aerie. Filling out the form below is only one of many steps for this process.

Course Information:

Wilderness EMT

Missoula, MT

Jun 2, 2025 - Jun 28, 2025


Course Details:

Wilderness EMTs take foundational EMT skills into austere locations, with hazardous environments and limited resources. Wilderness EMTs are taught to adapt to these challenges with numerous extensive, realistic scenarios and case studies. Click here for more information. Upon successful completion of course requirements, students are eligible for the National Registry EMT and the State of Montana EMT certifications. This WEMT is offered for 3 University of Montana credits, ECP 331, for an additional fee ($155), paid directly to the University of Montana. 

SCHEDULE: Class will be held from 8am-6pm each weekday. Although class is not held over the weekend, students may be assigned clinical observation time at a local hospital. A weekend days or nights will be used to complete clinical time. These will be scheduled shortly before the course begins.

COST: $2,975. Includes all course materials and fees for the practical exam. Room and board are not included or provided. A deposit of $1000 is due at the time of registration.

LOCATION: Missoula College, 1205 E. Broadway St., Missoula, MT 59802.

You can use alternate sources of funding such as AmeriCorps or G.I. Bill® and we do offer payment plans. Room and board are not provided or included in the course cost.

TEXTBOOK: Students are required to purchase the EMT textbook used for this course. It can be new, used, PDF or rented and the accompanying workbook is up to you but is not required by Aerie Backcountry Medicine.

More information with all the course details will be emailed to every student before the course begins. Please be sure that your email is current and working. 

For more information, please feel free to contact Aerie Backcountry Medicine at 

(406) 542 - 9972 or email us at

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