Succeeding in emergency medical services requires tenacity, grit, and—more than anything—training. In a degree or certification program at San Jacinto College, you’ll get the experiential training you need to rush to heed the call. Ready to apply? Here’s everything you need to know.
The state of Texas requires all EMS students to provide a criminal background check and drug screen—no older than one year—before they can start classes. Visit our third-party vendor, CastleBranch, to order the package code SQ29 for just $94.00. And don’t forget to submit your results to the EMS department before the semester begins!
As with any San Jac program, the emergency medical services program requires that all students keep their immunizations current through the duration of their coursework.
Being a healthcare worker is as physically demanding as it is mentally demanding. That’s why we require all applicants to pass a program-approved physical before starting classes. Partner with a physician to assess your physicality using our evaluation form.
Our EMS program uses a few foundational textbooks to guide coursework. All EMS students are required to purchase the textbook packages listed in our most updated Information Packet.
All continuing education activities in the emergency medical services department are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Pre-Hospital Continuing Education (CAPCE).
12300 Ford Road, Suite 350
Dallas, TX 75234
The emergency medical services program is overseen by and granted approval from the Texas Department of State Health Services, Office of EMS/Trauma Systems Coordination.
The Exchange Building
8407 Wall Street, Suite N-410
Austin, TX 78754
All certification testing for emergency medical services students is completed through the National Registry of EMTs.Rocco V. Morando Building
Friday, November 3, 2023 from 9 - 10 A.M.
Thursday, November 30, 2023 from 4:30 - 5:30 P.M.
Tuesday, December 12, 2023 from 10 - 11 A.M.
Thursday, January 4, 2024 from 3:30 - 4:30 P.M.
*You must be registered in EMS courses to receive an email invitation to the mandatory orientation with meeting details.