National EMS Academy

Become a Paramedic

Make A Difference Every Day


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.

During a medical transport, the paramedic is responsible for the safety and well-being of the patient. Paramedics may work on ambulances, in industrial settings, and on aeromedical transport teams.

In addition to basic EMT skills, paramedics also:

  • Start intravenous lines
  • Administer a wide variety of medications
  • Insert advanced airway devices
  • Read electrocardiograms
  • Use manual defibrillators and cardiac pacemakers
  • Perform other advanced skills delegated by the medical control physician

Paramedic students must take or show proof of passing a college-level survey A&P course or a full-year A&P course.

Course Schedule

Spring/Fall Semesters


Classes for our Spring 2019 semester will be available soon. For more information, or to sign up, please see below.

Classes meet twice a week, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., on an alternating schedule: Mon./Tues. one week and Wed./Thurs. of the next week. The course spans 14 months.

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Getting Started

Applying for our EMT program is a breeze. Download each of the three parts of our Texas EMT application below, fill them out and then submit with the $100 application fee (required) to the contact info listed below for your designated area.
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