Emergency Medical Services Professions
The 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 built-in ambulance simulator, 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 in the state of Texas. If you complete the paramedic A.A.S., you are qualified to apply as a licensed paramedic.
The program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Committee Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP).
Tyler Junior College Emergency Medical Services Program is committed to providing and promoting a student-centered learning environment founded on the principles of exceptional patient care, patient advocacy, professionalism, ethics and morals, who demonstrate empathy and compassion for their patients, and graduates who are committed to life-long learning.
To prepare competent entry-level Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains, with exit points at the EMT and Advanced EMT levels.
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 2023 EMT Classes
We are now accepting applications for the Summer 2023 EMT classes. Applicants may email or deliver completed applications to the EMSP Program Coordinator in the Pirtle Technology Building, Room T-261, or email the application to Rory Prue, EMSP Department Chair, at email@example.com. The deadline for application is Aug. 21, 2023. Classes begin on Aug. 28, 2023.
Now Accepting Applications for Spring 2024 Start Paramedic Program
We are now accepting applications for the Spring 2024 Start Paramedic Program. This program starts in January. This hybrid program meets one day a week on Wednesday or Friday each week from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Applicants may email or deliver completed applications to the EMSP Program Coordinator in the Pirtle Technology Building, Room T-261, or email the application to Rory Prue, EMSP Department Chair, at firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline for application is December 8, 2023. You must be a certified EMT or have recently completed EMT courses to apply for the Paramedic Program.
For any questions, please get in touch with the EMSP Department Chair, Rory Prue, at 903-510-2695 or by email at email@example.com
Tuition Exemption for Firefighters
This program may provide an exemption from some tuition and laboratory fees to eligible persons employed as firefighters by a political subdivision of this state or who are active members of an eligible organized volunteer fire department in this state.
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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.
Nursing, Paramedic-ADN Transition (AAS)
Our paramedic to ADN transition degree program is an accelerated program of study for national registry certified or state certified paramedics. Graduates will be awarded an Associate of Applied Science degree and are eligible to apply for the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN).
Join our 18-month paramedic option certificate and further your skills in the Emergency Medical Service Profession.
How to Apply
The EMSP program falls under the selective admissions application. Please use the links below to apply.
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.