Welcome to Central Texas College EMS programs. You have chosen a very exciting and rewarding health care profession. Central Texas College has been preparing individuals to enter the field of pre-hospital care since August 1983. We have graduates working around the world and making a valuable contribution to the quality of pre-hospital care. Some graduates have continued the training in the medical profession and are now RNs and even some physicians. You will experience an array of new challenges, wonderful ideas and varied cultures within an exceptional learning environment.
Now offering EMT Basic night classes. Call 254-526-1265 to learn more.
The Emergency Medical Technology (EMT) program is offered to qualified candidates seeking a career in the EMS profession. Upon successful completion, students are eligible to take the exam to become certified as an Emergency Medical Technician, Advanced EMT or Paramedic through the National Registry of EMTs (NREMT) and/or the Texas Department of State Health Services. Central Texas College offers the EMT, Advanced EMT and the Paramedic as certificates of completion and/or an Associate of Applied Science degree in Paramedicine.

Programs of Study

Emergency Medical Technology (AAS)

EMT-Paramedic (CC)


Course Descriptions


See Class Schedules for specific course offerings.

EMT/Paramedic Career Outlook

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, EMT employment is projected to grow as fast as the average for all occupations. Learn more . . .

Not stateside? View the EMT/paramedic options available in Europe.

External Links

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