Contact the Testing Center or the Program Advisor for testing requirements. Testing requirements are based on the unique needs of the certificate program.
This program is designed for students who wish to earn a Marketable Skills Certificate (as well as prepare for progression toward more advanced EMS credentialing or entering the Fire Protection program) in addition to completing the academic, clinical and field internship requirements for certification through the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) as an Emergency Medical Technician. Successful completion also meets eligibility requirements for the National Registry of EMTs Emergency Medical Technician examination process. Successful completion of selected course work also satisfies the academic, clinical and field internship requirements for prospective certification with National Registry of EMTs as an Emergency Medical Responder (EMR).
A grade of C or higher is required for satisfactory completion of all courses in this curriculum.