EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES PROGRAMS
IN THIS SECTION
Monday – Friday
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Corsicana Campus | (903) 875-7481
Waxahachie Campus | (972) 923-6489
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EMS Paramedic Program General Information
Daytime programs begin every fall and spring semester.
Navarro College uses instructors who are experts in their field. Instructors are members of the Navarro College family and include full-time and adjunct faculty. All are experienced paramedics either currently employed or retired. Each instructor is interviewed and chosen based on their knowledge, command of subject matter, and instructor certification.
Navarro College has the ability to provide all necessary resources to help make a class successful. New computers, textbooks, curriculum, and other instructional equipment are available to help ensure the highest quality instruction.
All classes are credit classes and students finish with 34 credit hours.
Paramedic Certificate hours apply to the AAS Paramedic Degree.
Must have current NREMT or TXDSHS EMT Basic Certification
Be TSI Complete
AHA CPR-Healthcare (current through duration of program)
Successfully completed Anatomy & Physiology (BIOL 2401/2404)
$6,800 (approximately). Tuition is based on Out-of-District rates. If you live In-District (Navarro County) tuition may be less. Malpractice insurance included.
Financial Aid & Scholarships
Please visit the Financial Aid Office website for information on how to apply and what types of aid are available
Please visit the Scholarships page for information on how to apply online
(Email: EMS Program Coordinator for the Castlebranch link)
Hepatitis B: Complete series of three or Positive Titer**
Tuberculosis Test: blood test required yearly or inquire about skin test
Measles, Mumps, Rubella: Series of two immunizations needed or Positive Titer**
Varicella: Two immunizations or Positive Titer**
TDAP - immunization must be current within 5 years
Must be completed prior to enrollment if vaccine expires during enrollment.
Influenza: Current season immunization for Fall and Spring Classes
(Info required: name, date, lot number, site of injection, signature of person administering the vaccine.)
Medical Release - Form is inlcuded in the registration packet
**Titers to include IgG Lab value and interpretation key.
Books are available at the Navarro College Bookstore in Waxahachie.
My BRADYLab with Pearson etext - Instant Access
Paramedic Care: Principles and Practices
Uniforms are required to be worn daily throughout the program. Navarro College EMS uniform:
Navy Blue polo shirt with EMS logo (available at the NC Bookstore)
Dark Blue EMS pants with belt loops
All Black shoes
Navy Blue jacket (available at the NC Bookstore)
Gloves (one box)
Drug Screen / Background Check
Students must make account with CastleBranch (outside entity), which includes your background check and immunization compliance tracker. Durg Screening occurs after courses have begun. Non-compliance with either may result in student being dropped.
Social Security Card
A Social Security number is required for EMS clinical course requirements.
Successful program completion grants eligibility to sit for the National Registry Examination. Program completion does not cover additional licensing, certification, or fingerprinting fees or guarantee certification or licensure through these separate entitites. Individuals are encouraged to contact the National Registry and/or the state in which they seek licensure for further information.