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Programs of Study

Health Careers

EMT Basic

Degree Type: Certificate

Semester Credit Hours: 16

First Semester - 10 SCH

PSYC 1100 - Learning Framework
HITT 1305 - Medical Terminology I
MDCA 1309 - Anatomy & Physiology for Medical Assistants
HPRS 2300 - Pharmacology for Health Professions

Second Semester - 6 SCH

EMSP 1501 - Emergency Medical Technician
EMSP 1160 - Clinical - Emergency Medical Technology / Technician (EMT Paramedic)

Program Affiliation and Consumer Information

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Marketable Skills

  • Inform medical professionals regarding patient conditions and care.
  • Treat medical emergencies.
  • Analyze patient data to determine patient needs or treatment goals.
  • Collaborate with healthcare professionals to plan or provide treatment.
  • Drive vehicles to transport individuals or equipment.

Program Outcomes

  • Demonstrate competency and the knowledge to recognize and care for a medical emergency.
  • Demonstrate competency and the knowledge to recognize and care for a trauma emergency.
  • Demonstrate competency in endotracheal intubation (ET).
  • Demonstrate competency of intravenous catheterization (IV).
  • Demonstrate competency of medication administration.

Expected Salary

Texas wage data: workers on average earn $35,940; 10% of workers earn $21,730 or less; 10% of workers earn $55,260 or more.

Career Opportunities

Fire Department; Private and Municipal EMS Services; Hospital Emergency Departments; Industrial Safety; and Flight Services.

High School Endorsements

Public Service

Additional Educational Opportunities

Students may pursue an Associate of Applied Science.