2020-2021 Catalog

Emergency Medical Technician

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Certificate in Applied Science

11 Credit Hours

This certificate is designed for students who want to begin their careers in EMS or expand their skills in the fire services.

Upon successful completion of the program, the student is eligible to attempt the applicable psychomotor evaluation and cognitive testing for the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT).

Major Requirements

BIO 210 Anatomy and Physiology I 4
EMS 102 Principles of Emergency Medical Care I 2
EMS 103 Principles of Emergency Medical Care II 3
EMS 212 EMS Field Internship 2

Total:   11

Program Admission Requirements

Upon admission to the College and submission of official high school and college transcripts, complete the online Health Sciences Application through the TTC portal. Once the Application is received, complete the following prerequisite steps:

A. Achieve the qualifying scores on the TTC placement test, SAT or ACT; achieve a minimum weighted GPA of 3.0 from high school within the last five years; or complete RWR Integrated Transitional Reading and English, and MAT 101 Beginning Algebra with a minimum grade of C; or complete the equivalent courses with a minimum grade of C from an approved, regionally accredited postsecondary institution.

B. Achieve a minimum cumulative 2.0 GPA at the time of acceptance and at date of entry into the program based on classes taken within five years of acceptance into the program.

C. Submit proof of attendance of a mandatory advising session with full-time EMT faculty

D.Submit to the Admissions Office a completed Observation form documenting a minimum of twelve hours of observation work of an EMT-Paramedic employed by an emergency service agency. The applicant is responsible for arranging the observation experience. Forms can be found on the TTC EMT webpage.

Admission Requirements

Admission into this program requires proof of high school graduation (or GED) and qualifying placement levels.