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LSC-Montgomery is an innovative leader among Emergency Medical Services (EMS) educational institutions. The EMS program is intended for students who wish to receive a high quality education experience and desire to dedicate themselves to careers in emergency medical services. Lone Star College-Montgomery provides the educational and clinical background necessary to become eligible for certification/licensure at the EMT, Advanced EMT, and Paramedic levels.

In order to learn more about becoming an EMT, Advanced EMT, or a Paramedic and the particular requirements of our program, you are strongly encouraged to attend an information session. No reservations are needed. These sessions are held on the Lone Star College-Montgomery campus.

Emergency Medical Services class in ambulance

 Date Time Location
Monday, September 12, 2016 4:00 - 5:00 pm B-102
Monday, September 26, 2016 4:00 - 5:00 pm B-102
Monday, October 10, 2016 4:00 - 5:00 pm B-102
Monday, October 24, 2016 4:00 - 5:00 pm B-102
Monday, November 7, 2016  4:00 - 5:00 pm B-102
Monday, November 28, 2016 4:00 - 5:00 pm B-102

Students are eligible to apply for certification to the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) and the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT). Completion of the LSC-Montgomery EMS Program does not guarantee eligibility for DSHS/NREMT certification. Criminal background checks are conducted by DSHS as part of their application process.  Candidates with concerns about their background should contact the Texas Department of State Health Services in Austin.

Job earning potentials and Job forecasts

EMT-Basic salaries range from $18,000 to $24,000 per year. Job opportunities in the greater Houston area are plentiful. EMTs can be found employed in many places including:

Ambulances (Private and Public)
Offshore oil rigs
911 Dispatchers
Emergency Rooms
Camp counselors
First responders groups for companies

What do EMT's Do?

Check out the Functional Job Description for EMTs here.