When the next 911 call happens, will you be the one rushing to the scene with medical help? Our emergency medical services training prepares you for certification that can lead to a career in EMS or a related health care field. Gain real-world training in hospital and ambulance settings.
FALL 2023-2024 NOW REGISTRATION OPEN
EMS Mandatory Fall 2023-2024 Orientation
|FALL 202410 EMS ORIENTATION DATES|
*You must complete the registration process and be registered for EMS courses to receive an invitation to the mandatory orientation.
If you are interested in registering for the Fall semester, please complete the Information Request Form link below to receive more information.
Degrees & Certificates
The San Jacinto College EMS program is accredited by:
The Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) 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
25400 US Highway 19 North, Suite 158
Clearwater, FL 33756
Continuing Education activities are accredited by:
Commission on Accreditation for Pre-Hospital Continuing Education (CAPCE)
12300 Ford Road, Suite 350
Dallas, TX 75234
The San Jacinto College EMS program is overseen by and granted approval from:
The Texas Department of State Health Services (TDSHS), Office of EMS/Trauma Systems Coordination
The Exchange Building
8407 Wall Street, Suite N-410
Austin, TX 78754
Certification testing for EMS certification is done through the National Registry of EMTs:
Rocco V. Morando Building
6610 Busch Blvd.
Columbus, Ohio 43229
Why is this information important? Click here for a short video explaining the importance of accreditation.
- Approximate Program Costs
See Approximate Program Costs PDF for details.
- Background Check/Drug Screening
The State of Texas and our EMS program require that you provide a current (within 1 year) criminal background check and drug screen. Our program utilizes a third party vendor to obtain these records. You can order your background and drug screen at www.castlebranch.com using the package code SQ29. This package also includes review of all of your immunizations records (please see requirements below) and physical form. The package costs $94.00. Students must submit results from this background inspection. Please purchase the package prior to the start of the semester. All requirements must be complete prior to class start date.
- CPR Training
San Jac offers CPR training through Continuing & Professional Development courses. View available classes.
All immunizations must be current and must not expire during the program.
- Physical Exam
Applicants must pass a program approved physical. Below is the physical form to complete.
- Program Outcomes
CAAHEP Accredited Paramedic Programs and CoAEMSP Letter of Review (LoR) Programs track and report outcome measures annually to the Committee on Accreditation for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP).
The most current CoAEMSP Annual Report was for the calendar year 2021.
The most recent success rate for the National Registry of EMT Paramedic/State Cognitive exam was 100%.
The most recent positive placement rate for graduates was 100%.
(Positive placement is defined by the CoAEMSP as ‘Employed full or part-time in a related field and/or continuing his/her education and/or serving in the military’. Positive placement is measured at completion of the program.)
The most recent retention rate was 86.7%.
Please review most updated textbook information in our EMS Program Information Packet