Paramedics must be ready to provide lifesaving care for patients in a broad variety of medical conditions. We make sure they are ready to respond, through rigorous classroom, clinical skills and in-the-field training.

EMT Basic

Paramedic Certification Program Features

  • High-quality instruction from experienced faculty

  • Located in the South Texas Medical Center, with access to a Level One trauma center and an active 9-1-1 system

  • Real-world clinical experiences in the hospital and in the field 

  • Commitment to goal of 100% first-time pass rate on national certifying exam

Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)–Basic Certification

Our paramedic certification program requires students to be certified EMTs. Learn more about our EMT–Basic certification program. 

Learn more about the program

Admissions at a glance

  • Documentation of EMT–Basic certification
  • All official high school academic transcripts and/or an official GED with scores in a sealed envelope

Admission requirements