Emergency Medical Technology Certificate
The Emergency Medical Technology CERT program consists of all EMSP courses in the AAS with one general education course.
Graduates of the EMT certificate program will be eligible to take the national registry exam to become certified as a paramedic.
- Degree Type: Certificate
- EMT Basic is offered on the Terrell Health Science Center, Athens & Palestine campuses
- Paramedic is offered on the Athens and Terrell HSC campuses
- TSI: Reading recommended before starting paramedic level courses
- See the current Health Occupations brochure for more information about the program including immunization requirements, estimated costs and schedules.
This program is not designed to transfer.
|EMSP-1501||Emergency Medical Technician||5|
|EMSP-1160||EMT Basic Clinical||1|
|EMSP-1338||Introduction to Advanced Practice||3|
|EMSP-1356||Patient Assessment & Airway Management||3|
|EMSP-1561||Paramedic Clinical I||5|
|EMSP-2143||Assessment Based Management||1|
|EMSP-2562||Paramedic Clinical II||5|
A grade of C or better is required in all EMT courses.
Students must meet current hepatitis B and other vaccination requirements prior to starting EMT clinical courses. See brochure at www.tvcc.edu/Health-Science-Center for current requirements.