Tyler Junior College

Emergency Medical Services Professions (EMT and Paramedic)

Our fast-paced Emergency Medical Services program will train you to provide lifesaving care to the sick and injured on the scene and during emergency transport.

The 18-month EMS program at TJC is a close-knit community of hardworking healthcare professionals who will guide you toward a fulfilling career in emergency medical care.

We have state of the art facilities including a full ambulance, decked-out with the latest emergency healthcare equipment. Our faculty brings their experience to the classroom every day to provide hands-on, real-world training.

Upon completion of the EMT program can apply as an emergency medical technician. If you complete the Paramedic Certificate, you're qualified to apply as a licensed paramedic.

To be successful, emergency medical professionals must demonstrate:

  • High level of ethics and morals
  • Desire to provide the best possible medical care
  • Sound judgment and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent physical conditioning
  • Ability to work well on a team and under pressure
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills
  • Strong math and science background

Our Program Outcomes:

National Registry First Time Pass Rate

National Registry Overall Pass Rate


Graduate job placement






How to Apply:

The EMT program is a general open enrollment program at TJC. The Paramedic program falls under the Selective Admissions Application. The deadline to apply for admission is February 1, 2016.

Degree Plans



  • Dee Wilson

The Tyler Junior College EMS Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP).

1361 Park Street
Clearwater, FL 33756

To contact CoAEMSP:

8301 Lakeview Parkway Suite 111-312
Rowlett, TX 75088
FAX 214-703-8992

Short URL to this page: www.tjc.edu/EMS

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EMS Contact Information

Shay Steel
Program Coordinator
Office: Pirtle T262

Email: sste4@tjc.edu

Telephone: 903-510-2112