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

In addition to the above requirements, students must:

  • Get CPR certification (HPR 102 fulfills this requirement)
  • Provide documentation of Accuplacer scores that test into at least ENG 090 and college level reading (or a waiver). 
  • Provide documentation of the following immunizations:
    • Tuberculosis (TB) skin test
    • Tetanus
    • MMR (measles, mumps, rubella)
    • Varicella
    • Hepatitis B
    • Influenza

 

Also see the Boulder County Campus EMT Information Sheet.

EMT Classes at the University of Colorado at Boulder

The Boulder County Campus offers an EMT course section in a building at CU-Boulder. The classes are held on the CU campus, but the course requires enrollment at FRCC (see the Boulder County Campus EMT Information Sheet and EMT Student Packet links, above).


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.