School of Health Professions

Paramedic Certification


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Summer Semester

Applicants must meet the basic requirements for admission to the Department of Emergency Health Sciences.

Admission to any EHS program does not guarantee eligibility for the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians or certification by the Texas Department of State Health Services

Admission Requirements

Complete Apply Texas online application.

Criminal background check.

Admissions application and fee must be received by the University Registrar by the deadline to be considered on-time and eligible for review.  

Application and Fee

Application fee $60 

First-time College Students: Submit documentation of high school diploma or GED.

Note: The EMT Paramedic program is exempt from the Texas Success Initiative requirements

Documentation of EMT certification for Paramedic Program enrollment. Students who currently are enrolled in an EMT course or who have completed EMT coursework and are engaged in the credentialing process should provide a statement to this effect.


Transcripts from institutions outside the United States must be submitted in the original language and must be accompanied by a NACES Members evaluation agency English translation for each course

International Applicants

Submit Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) scores; minimum scores 560 (paper) or 68 (Internet)

Program Information

Find more information on the Paramedic Certification program on the department page. 

Please refer to the University Catalog for the most current information.