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Credit vs Non-Credit
Credit programs are meant for students who want to earn a degree, and/or certificate, and/or transfer to a 4-year college or university.

Non-Credit Fast Track programs are for students who wish to quickly learn a new skill without earning transferable credit.

Emergency Medical Services Professionals

The EMS program includes knowledge, skills and behaviors necessary to recognize, assess, and manage medical emergencies under the supervision and direction of a physician. Graduates can expect career opportunities predominantly with transfer and emergency ambulance services. Students completing course work in this program are eligible to take National Registry exams.

Programs Offered

★= Total certificate or degree offered
☆= Partial certificate or degree offered

Campuses: CF= LSC-CyFair, K= LSC-Kingwood, M= LSC-Montgomery, NH= LSC-North Harris, T= LSC-Tomball, OL= LSC-Online

Credit CF K M NH T UP OL
Emergency Medical Services Professions AAS Degree          
Emergency Medical Services Professions Intermediate Certificate    
Emergency Medical Services Professions Paramedic Certificate      
Non-Credit Fast Track CF K M NH T UP OL
Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) - Basic          

Fire Science Technology

The Basic Structural Firefighter certificate is for students wanting to pursue entry level opportunities as fire fighters. Interested students should contact fire science technology faculty for information regarding application and admission to the program. The Associate of Applied Science degree in Fire Science Technology is designed to enhance firefighters’ knowledge base and help students obtain advancement opportunities in the fire service field.

Programs Offered

Credit CF K M NH T UP OL
Fire Science Technology
AAS Degree
Basic Structural Firefighter Certificate        

Paralegal Studies

Exciting and fulfilling careers can be found in both the public and private sectors of legal practice for graduates holding paralegal degrees and certificates. Paralegals are trained to assist attorneys in such legal services as drafting legal documents, conducting legal research and factual investigations, and interviewing clients and witnesses. Paralegals must work under the direct supervision of a lawyer. The program offers a faculty of experienced paralegal professionals and attorneys, and an extensive law library with Westlaw Computer Assisted Legal Research available on campus.

Programs Offered

Credit CF K M NH T UP OL
Paralegal Studies AAS Degree          
Paralegal Studies Advanced Technical Certificate          

Public Safety

Emergency Medical Technician program prepares students for work as emergency room technicians and/or ambulance attendants. The Law Enforcement Officer program prepares students to take the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Education Exam.

Programs Offered

Non-Credit Fast Track CF K M NH T UP OL
Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) - Basic ★   ★      
Law Enforcement Officer      ★  
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