EMT Admission Requirements

All students entering the EMT program at any FRCC campus must:

  • Be 18 years old
  • Pass a background check
  • Pass drug screen
  • Provide documentation of immunizations
  • Have a high school diploma or GED
  • Assessment placing students into CCR 093 or above

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Program Requirements

Required Immunizations

All immunizations need to be current throughout the program. 

  • TB Test (valid for one year and must remain current throughout the program)
  • Tdap (within 10 years)
  • Hepatitis B Series (three shots) or proof of immunity via a titer
  • Measles, Mumps Rubella a.k.a. MMR (two shots or proof of immunity via a titer)
  • Varicella a.k.a. Chickenpox (two shots or proof of immunity via a titer)
  • Seasonal influenza vaccine October – May
  • COVID-19 vaccine series
    Students must meet current FRCC COVID-19 vaccination and testing requirements to participate in the program and/or in certain class activities. This may include providing documentation of COVID-19 vaccination or negative COVID-19 PCR test results.

Students must also have Professional Rescuer CPR Certification (Red Cross) - or - BLS for Health Care Providers Certification (American Heart Association)

Additional Information

To prepare for the EMT program, review the Boulder County Campus EMT Information Sheet

Required Immunizations

  • COVID-19 vaccine series
    Students must meet current FRCC COVID-19 vaccination and testing requirements to participate in the program and/or in certain class activities. This may include providing documentation of COVID-19 vaccination or negative COVID-19 PCR test results.

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
  • Seasonal influenza vaccine October – March
  • Hepatitis B (series of three immunizations) – Recommended, not required 

Additional Information

View/print the Larimer Campus EMS Information Sheet.

Required Immunizations

All immunizations need to be current throughout the program. Allied Health students who are in programs that have a clinical rotation requirement must have proof of the following to go to their clinical site:

  • TB Test (valid for one year and must remain current throughout the program)
  • Tdap (within 10 years)
  • Hepatitis B Series (three shots) or proof of immunity via a titer
  • Measles, Mumps Rubella (MMR, two shots or proof of immunity via a titer)
  • 2 Varicella a.k.a. Chickenpox (proof of vaccination, immunity via a titer or MD documented disease)
  • Seasonal influenza vaccine October – March
  • COVID-19 vaccine series
    Students must meet current FRCC COVID-19 vaccination and testing requirements to participate in the program and/or in certain class activities. This may include providing documentation of COVID-19 vaccination or negative COVID-19 PCR test results.

Additional Requirements

  • American Heart Association BLS Provider CPR cards (must be current throughout the program). See accepted CPR & ACLS cards.  Student can take HPR102 offered at Front Range Community College to fulfill this requirement before entering clinical rotations.
  • Passing a 10-Panel background check and drug test through FRCC will also be required.

Mandatory Information Meetings 

You can start the EMT program in the fall or spring semester. Attend an information meeting to obtain an application packet. 

Information sessions are hosted from 6 pm to 7:30 pm on the second Wednesday of each month. Click below to join the EMT Information Session.

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Boulder County Campus

Mark Johnson

Larimer Campus

Program Director
Andrea Richards

Jason Lucas

Westminster Campus

Program Director
Greg Russell

Faculty
Travis Smith