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Time Commitment

  • Full-time program: 9 months
  • All other programs: 16 months


Evening Program

Available in the fall semester

  • Start: late August
  • End: December of the following year
  • Enrollment: 24 students

Fire Department Shift Program

Based on fire department shifts A, B or C

Available in the spring semester

  • Start: spring
  • End: May of the following year
  • Schedule: courses meet from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on affected shift days
  • Days: Monday through Thursday
  • Enrollment: 16 students

Full-Time Program

Daytime Program

Available in the spring semester

  • Start: February
  • End: End of October
  • Schedule: Courses meet from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily
  • Days: Monday through Friday
  • Enrollment: 20 students


This cost estimate is for Tarrant County residents. We have made an effort to identify the current cost of all books and materials as well as estimates for the cost of meals and parking while on clinical rotations.

If you reside outside of Tarrant County, you can expect to pay more in tuition and fees. See Tuition & Fees for details.

Program Component In-County Resident Out-of-County Resident
Total Tuition
($64 per semester hour—in county)
$2,112 $4,158
Books $300 $300
Uniform $150 $150
Drug Screen /
Criminal Background Check
$95 $95
Texas Department of State Health Services (TDSHS) Certification /
Licensure Fee1
$240 $240
National Registry Fee (Estimate) $200 $200
Parking Clinical Rotations $180 $180
Meals Clinical Rotations $350 $350
ID Fee $5 $5
Anatomy and Physiology Prerequisite2 $512 $1,008
Estimated Program Expenses $4,144 $6,686

Includes certification as an EMT-Intermediate at completion of second semester and paramedic licensure fee. Charge could be as low as $96 if EMT-I and Licensure are not obtained. 

2  Not a required fee.

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Northeast Campus

Health Sciences Department
Building NHSC, Room 1131
828 W. Harwood Road
Hurst, TX 76054

Updated January 15, 2020