Paramedic Technology

This program will prepare students to function as a paramedic to deliver emergency care in a variety of environments.  The paramedic primarily provides pre-hospital emergency care to acutely ill or injured patients.  The care is delivered in a variety of environments including: ambulance, mobile advanced life support units, industrial on site units, fire departments, and other sites.  The curriculum is designed to provide the student with the didactic knowledge and the clinical skills to deliver emergency care.

General Overview: 

Paramedic Technology Program  is a full-time Associate Degree Program, which combines academic and laboratory courses with high technology clinical instruction.  The program is housed on the Downtown Campus in the Health Science Building.  Students must complete 63-67 credit hours, leading to an Associate in Applied Science Degree. The curriculum prepares the student to assume the responsibilities of a Paramedic Technologist.  The curriculum includes course work in the supporting sciences, general education areas and the core program requirements.  Interested students should contact the Paramedic Technology coordinator for additional information.  Students must be a current EMT.

Program Information:

Paramedic Technology Curriculum Guide  
Paramedic Technology Pre-Admission Conference Information
Paramedic Technology Associate in Applied Science Degree
Paramedic Technology Certificate
Academic Program Plans (APP)

For more information about this program, please contact: 

Jay Reeves
Academic Program Coordinator
Health Science Hall 481

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EMS - Paramedic Certificate

Paramedic Technology Certificate

The Jefferson Community and Technical College Paramedic program has been issued a Letter of Review by the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP). This letter is NOT a CAAHEP accreditation status, it is a status signifying that a program seeking initial accreditation has demonstrated sufficient compliance with the accreditation Standards through the Letter of Review Self Study Report (LSSR) and other documentation. Letter of Review is recognized by the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) for eligibility to take the NREMT's Paramedic credentialing examination(s). However, it is NOT a guarantee of eventual accreditation.

To contact CoAEMSP:
8301 Lakeview Parkway Suite 111-312
Rowlett, TX 75088
FAX 214-703-8992

Current JCTC Paramedic Program outcomes
The following chart reflects the results of the candidates’ first attempt on the National Registry of EMT’s Cognitive Exam

Graduation Year 2016
# Candidates attempting 8
# Candidates Passing 5
Passed to date 5