How to Apply: EMT and Paramedic Program

Both EMT and Paramedic program applicants must apply to TJC through the Admissions Office. EMT students can self-register through Apache Access.

If you're going directly into the Paramedic program, please fill out the Selective Admissions Application and return it to the EMSP Program Coordinator.

Background Check & Drug Screening:

After being accepted to the program you must undergo and pass a criminal background check and drug screening. There are no exceptions.


  • Tuition and fees (Paramedic): $8,256
  • Tuition and fees (EMT): Cost Calculator
  • Books and supplies: $1,782
  • On-campus room & board: $10,533
  • Background check: $35


  • Black boot (EMS duty-style boots) must be purchased by the student prior to coming to class
  • Uniforms for EMT students are $134.00
  • My Brady Lab access
  • EMS testing (EMT) access


  • EMT: Emergency Care 13th addition

Mandatory paramedic student orientation

  • Uniforms
  • Criminal background check and drug screen
  • Immunization and HIPPA documentation
  • Discuss class schedule
  • Clinical orientation

Financial Aid

All EMSP classes and programs qualify for federal student aid as well as veterans benefits