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
Emergency Medical Service Professions (AAS)
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.
Join our 18-month paramedic option certificate and further your skills in the Emergency Medical Service Profession.
Who We Are
- Edward Dushuanack, Professor/Coordinator for the Vocational Nursing Education - Tyler
- Scotty Miles, Professor - Emergency Medical Service Professions
- Shay Steel, Professor/Coordinator - Emergency Medical Service Professions
- Rory Prue, Professor/Department Chair, Emergency Medical Services Professions
How to Apply
The EMT program is a general open enrollment program at TJC. The paramedic program falls under the selective admissions application.
Our Program Outcomes
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Information in Emergency Medical Services Professions
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
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.