EMT Program Admission Requirements

EMT Program Admission Requirements

All students entering the EMT program at any campus must:

  • Be 18 years old
  • Pass a background check
  • Provide documentation of immunizations

Outlined below are program admission requirements specific to each campus.


EMT Program at Boulder County Campus  

Additional Requirements

In addition to the above requirements, students must:

  • Provide documentation of the following immunizations: 
    • MMR (measles, mumps, rubella)
    • Tetanus
    • Tuberculosis (TB) skin test
    • Varicella
    • Hepatitis B (the first dose of the vaccination and not over-due for subsequent doses) 
    • Influenza
  • Have Professional Rescuer CPR Certification (Red Cross) - or - BLS for Health Care Providers Certification (American Heart Association)
  • Documentation of Accuplacer scores that test into at least CCR092


View/print the Boulder County Campus EMT Information Sheet

View/print the Boulder County Campus EMT Student Application.  

 

Full-Time Program

To apply for the full-time program, review the information sheet above, then contact Mary Torbett to receive the required Application Packet. 

 

Part-Time Program

To participate in the part-time program, you must complete the EMT Clinical Application Packet during your first semester.

 

Location

FRCC EMT courses are no longer offered at CU Boulder. Instead, all classes are held at the FRCC Boulder County Campus in south Longmont.


EMT Program at Larimer Campus

In addition to the above requirements, students must provide documentation of the following immunizations by the fifth week of classes:

  • MMR (measles, mumps, rubella)
  • Tuberculosis (TB) skin test
  • Hepatitis B (series of three immunizations) – Recommended, not required

 

See the Larimer Campus EMT information letter.


EMT Program at Westminster Campus

In addition to the above requirements, students must provide documentation of the following immunizations:

  • MMR (measles, mumps, rubella)
  • Tetanus
  • Tuberculosis (TB) skin test
  • Varicella
  • Hepatitis B (the second dose of the vaccination before clinicals begin)
  • Influenza

In addition, students must have Professional Rescuer CPR Certification (from the American Heart Association or the Red Cross), Health Care Providers certification, and documentation of Accuplacer scores that test into at least CCR092.  


See EMT Certificate Program FAQs

Mandatory informational meetings

Students interested in the Westminster Campus EMT program must attend an information meeting to obtain an application packet. Informational meetings are at 6 p.m. the second and fourth Wednesday of each month in Room A0211. Find this room on a map.