Become a Medic in Texas
A Career in EMS
The National EMS Academy maintains three campuses in Texas. Each facility provides EMT and paramedic training for individuals interested in beginning a career in EMS. Regularly scheduled refresher courses and other continuing education opportunities are also available.
Entry-Level Medical Services
EMT is an entry-level position in the emergency medical services field. In five months, you can learn the skills you will need to use as part of a medical response team. EMTs provide basic emergency medical care and transportation to patients who access the EMS system.
Advanced Life Support Care
Paramedics are healthcare professionals providing the highest level of care available outside of a hospital. Paramedics work under the supervision of a physician through written protocols or online guidance to extend advanced life support care to the sick and injured. Paramedics are trained in all aspects of pre-hospital emergency care.