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Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Certificate

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This program prepares students for work as emergency room technicians and/or ambulance attendants. In addition, this program prepares students for the Emergency Medical Technician examination.

Licensure – Employment in this field requires Texas licensure from the Texas Department of State Health Services.


For more information, please contact the Continuing Education department at LSCCE@LoneStar.edu.

Program Plan

Courses Contact Hours
EMSPC 2100103 Emergency Medical Technician - Basic 144
EMSPC 2106002 Emergency Medical Tech, Basic Clinical 80
Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Certificate Total 224

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Career Options

Median wage: Wages vary by position title and credentials1

Representative career titles and job positions for this program plan include:

  • Paramedic2

Gainful Employment

The U.S. Department of Education requires colleges to disclose a variety of information for any financial aid eligible program that “prepares students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation."


  1. Wage data is based on annual salaries from Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Employment Statistics, 2013
  2. Position titles vary by employer and location.


Program Cost: $578
Insurance Liability Fee (Fall/Spring/Summer): $12/$8/$0

Financial Aid

Financial aid helps students and their families pay for college. There are several types of financial aid available to LSC students and financial aid packages may include more than one type of award.

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