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.
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 2022 EMT Classes
We are now accepting applications for the Fall 2022 EMT classes. Applicants may email or deliver completed applications to the EMSP Program Coordinator in the Pirtle Technology Building, Room T261, or email the application to Rory Prue, EMSP Department Chair at firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline for application is August 10, 2022.
Now Accepting Applications for Spring 2023 Paramedic Hybrid Program
We are now accepting applications for the Spring 2023 start Paramedic Program. This program starts in January. This is a Hybrid program that meets one day a week on either Wednesday or Friday each week from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm. Applicants may email or deliver completed applications to the EMSP Program Coordinator in the Pirtle Technology Building, Room T261, or email the application to Rory Prue, EMSP Department Chair at email@example.com. The deadline for application is December 2, 2022.
For any questions please contact the EMSP Department Chair, Rory Prue at 903-510-2695 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
Join our 18-month paramedic option certificate and further your skills in the Emergency Medical Service Profession.
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).
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.