Emergency Medical Services Professions

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, you 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

Now Accepting Applications for Fall 2017

We are now accepting applications for the Fall 2017 paramedic program. Applicants can deliver completed applications to the EMSP Program Coordinator in the Pirtle Technology Building, room T261.

Degree Plans

How to Apply

The EMT program is a general open enrollment program at TJC. The paramedic program falls under the selective admissions application.

Selective Admissions Application
Ems faculty

Our Program Outcomes

  National Registry Written Pass Rate National Registry Practical Pass Rate Retention Graduate job placement






Information in Emergency Medical Services Professions

Accreditation Statement

The Tyler Junior College Emergency of Medical Services 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).
Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
25400 US Highway 19 N., Suite 158
Clearwater, FL 33763
To contact CoAEMSP:
 8301 Lakeview Parkway Suite 111-312
Rowlett, TX 75088
FAX 214-703-8992

For students in this program who may have a criminal background, please be advised that the background could keep you from being licensed by the State of Texas. If you have a question about your background and licensure, please speak with your faculty member or the department chair. You also have the right to request a criminal history evaluation letter from the applicable licensing agency.