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These courses prepare students as emergency medical care providers in a pre-hospital setting. Persons certified as EMT-Paramedics provide a higher level of care than Emergency Medical Technicians or Advanced Emergency Medical Technicians, as specified by the Texas Department of State Health and the National Registry of EMT's.
This program is designed to prepare students for a career in emergency medical services. Students completing the first semester may apply for EMT-certification. Students completing the additional occupational and general education courses will earn an AAS in Emergency Medical Services which broadens and heightens their educational and career opportunities and portability.