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Paramedic Programs

Quick Facts

Certified paramedics are the primary care providers who perform life support procedures in advanced level ambulances and fire departments.

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Our Program

Why choose Paramedic Programs?

  • Save lives in emergency situations
  • Work with a team in fast-paced, unpredictable situations
  • Demonstrate high level of ethics, excellent physical conditioning, sound judgment & problem-solving skills in your daily work

Prepare for what you will do at work

  • Answer emergency calls, perform medical services at the scene & transport patients to medical facilities
  • Assess patients’ conditions & quickly determine treatment
  • Work with police & firefighters at emergency sites
  • Document medical care given & share it with the medical facility

Marketable skills you will learn

  • Critical thinking
  • Reasoning
  • Communication
  • Personal & social responsibility
  • Teamwork
  • Computer literacy

Before you enroll, think about:

Selective Admission

Our Paramedic Programs are selective admission.

After being accepted to TCC, you submit a separate application to 1 of our Paramedic Programs if you meet the eligibility requirements.

Get the details on these pages:

Prepare to apply for certification

Successful completion of our Paramedic Programs entitles you to sit for the National Registry Examination and apply for certification through the Texas Department of State Health Services.

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Degrees & Certificates

Degree

Certificate

Level 1

Accreditation

Our Paramedic Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) 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 (CAAHEP)
9355 113th St. N, #7709
Seminole, FL 33775
727-210-2350

Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP)
8301 Lakeview Parkway, Suite 111-312
Rowlett, TX 75088
214-703-8445

Program Outcomes

National Registry First Time Pass

  • 2020: 90%
  • 2019: 91%
  • 2018: 95%

National Registry Overall Pass

  • 2020: 100%
  • 2019: 95%
  • 2018: 100%

Retention

  • 2020: 72%
  • 2019: 81%
  • 2018: 79%

Placement: Graduates who sought jobs or furthered education

  • 2020: 100%
  • 2019: 100%
  • 2018: 100%

How Much Time & Money to Finish?

Degree or Certificate Program Title Hours Total Tuition & Fees
AAS Emergency Medical Services 60 $3,840
CRT1 Paramedic Program 33 $2,112

Notes:

  • Tuition is based on in-state, in-county rates.
  • Totals do not include textbooks and other materials.

Non-Credit Programs

Time commitments and fees vary depending on the course.

Earn More Choices & More Money

Transfer to a college or university to continue your studies. Earning a bachelor’s degree opens the door to career and promotion opportunities.

Next steps

Start on Your Pathway!

Contact

Northeast Campus

Health Sciences Department

Visit NHSC, Room 1131

Call 817-515-6435

Email health.sciences@tccd.edu

Updated September 07, 2021