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Emergency Medical Services

The Blinn College District Associate of Applied Science Degree and Paramedic Certificate include knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to recognize, assess, and manage medical emergencies under the supervision and direction of a physician. Students completing coursework in these programs are eligible to take the Texas certification or licensing exams and/or the National Registry exam.

Blinn is a 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.

The Blinn College District Emergency Medical Services Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP).

Program Goal

To prepare competent entry-level Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedics in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains, with exit points at the Advanced Emergency Medical Technology (Advanced), and Emergency Medical Technician/Basic and First Responder Levels.

Advanced Placement

The Blinn College District EMS Program currently does not offer or accept an advanced placement into the program.

Transfer of Credit

The Blinn College District EMS Program currently does accept any transfer of credit into the program.

You can still register for spring classes!

Registration is still underway for spring second 8-week classes. For assistance, contact Academic Advising or call Enrollment Services at 979-830-4800. You also can schedule a tour of any of our six campuses!

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The Emergency Medical Services program at Blinn College meets the state education requirements for an emergency medical technician and/or paramedic in the state of Texas. Blinn College has not determined if the Emergency Medical Services program at Blinn College meets the state education requirements for licensure in any other state, any U.S. Territory, or the District of Columbia.

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