Paramedic Program Admission Criteria

  • Acceptance to the Blinn College District
  • Acceptance into the Paramedic Program
  • Completed and turned in EMS Application
  • Texas Department of State Health Services EMT certification or ability to gain certification within 30 days of the beginning of the paramedic academy. (This applies to those taking EMT in the summer session only; all others should be currently certified.)
  • One semester of College level Human Anatomy & Physiology with a final grade of “C” or better. If a student lacks this requirement the student may be able to co-enroll during the first semester; continuation in the 2nd and 3rd semesters of coursework is contingent upon successful completion of this college-level human Anatomy & Physiology course with a final grade of “C” or better.
  • Appropriate scores on the TSI Assessment test OR successful completion of necessary developmental courses OR be TSI exempt/waived
  • CPR Training at the Health Care Provider level. This is required prior to starting clinical rotations and is not included in the class.
    • This course also requires the student to have met the vaccine requirements listed by the Blinn Division of Health Sciences prior to beginning clinical rotations. Please contact the Program Director with questions regarding this matter.