The Paramedic Program is intended for students who are interested in helping and treating patients to the highest level of care outside of the hospital by providing information and skill training to initiate and maintain treatment for medical, trauma, and cardiac emergencies. Prospective students should have interest in pathophysiology of disease, mathematical competence and be able to function effectively in a dynamic work environment. A paramedic must:
The Paramedic is the highest level of emergency responder training. The Paramedic diploma offers a comprehensive course of study that prepares the graduate to sit for the EMT and Paramedic certification examinations as well as meeting the requirements for the A.A.S. degree. Information on Protective Services Testing.
The Emergency Medical Services (EMS) curriculum includes a combination of class lectures, skills, and clinical hours in the hospital and the ambulance. Navarro College’s EMS programs meet Texas Department of State Health Services (TDSHS) and The National Registry of EMT required for certification eligibility. Upon successful completion of the emergency medical services programs (EMT or Paramedic certificates) students must be eligible to challenge TDSHS’ required national Registry of EMT/Paramedic certification examination. A criminal background check and a drug screening is required of all Protective Services students enrolling in programs. An applicant convicted of a felony and/or misdemeanor offense may or may not be eligible for participation and/or state certification. Any applicant who has drug screening returned as questionable or positive, must follow the program’s policies of speaking with a Medical Review Officer and may or may not be dismissed from the program.
|Advanced Paramedic (AAS||60 credit hours|
|Paramedic Certificate||35 credit hours|
|November 6 - January 10||Registration
Payment due by January 10 at 5 p.m.
COLLEGE CLOSED FOR WINTER HOLIDAYS: DECEMBER 21 - JANUARY 1
|January 16 - 17||Late Registration
Payment due by January 17 at 5 p.m.
|January 16||Classes start|
Have transfer credits from another college or university? Send your official transcript(s) to the Office of Admissions & Records at 3200 W. 7th Avenue, Corsicana, TX 75110
Dean’s Office, Waxahachie Campus | 972.923.6441
Program Coordinator, Waxahachie Campus | 972.923.6447
Monday – Friday
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.