Applicants must meet the basic requirements for admission to the Department of Emergency Health Sciences.
Admission to any EHS program does not guarantee eligibility for the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians or certification by the Texas Department of State Health Services
Complete Apply Texas online application.
Criminal background check.
Application and fee
Application fee $60
First-time College Students: Submit documentation of high school diploma or GED.
Note: The EMT Paramedic program is exempt from the Texas Success Initiative requirements
Documentation of EMT certification. Students who are currently enrolled in an EMT course or who have completed EMT coursework and are engaged in the credentialing process should provide a statement to this effect
Transcripts from institutions outside the United States must be submitted in the original language and must be accompanied by a NACES Members evaluation agency English translation for each course
Submit Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) scores; minimum scores 560 (paper) or 68 (Internet)
Office of Admissions and Special Programs:
7703 Floyd Curl Drive
San Antonio, TX 78229-3900
Toll-Free: (866) 802-6288
Find more information on the Paramedic Certification program on the department page.
Please refer to the University Catalog for the most current information.