Texas Fire Academy
Emergency Medical Technician - Basic
  
 
 

Texas Fire Academy offers the Emergency Medical Technician - Basic course in three different formats, a standard classroom setting, a hybrid setting both online and in classroom, and a San Marcos High School class open to senior level students.

 
Standard Classroom Setting

This course is an in-person lecture class four and a half months (18 weeks) in length. See the Regular EMT Sample Schedule in the Downloads area for more information.

  • Classroom - 140 hours
  • Field Internship - 60 hours
  • Clinical Internship - 12 hours
  • Total Hours - 212

The traditional, evening class meets twice each week for 4 hours with several Saturday classes of 8 hours duration. All  homework and quizzes are done online through our E-Learning system. Each of the 40 units covered in the course will have homework and quizzes. Each module with have an exam, which are face to face in the classroom. A 75% average is required to attend clinical opportunities. The final exam is considered Pass/Fail.

 

 
Hybrid Online & Classroom Setting

This course is a hybrid online and in-person lecture class. It is four months (16 weeks) in length with a minimum of 140 hours. See the Hybrid EMT Sample Schedule in the Downloads area for more information.

  • Classroom - 90 hours
  • Field Rotation - 60 hours
  • Clinical Internship - 12 hours
  • Total Hours - 162

The hybrid EMT class is conducted using the MyBrady Online Learning Management System.  Students are required to attend all class meetings held on weekends throughout the term during which written examinations, skills training, and skills testing take place. A 75% average is required to attend clinical opportunities. The final exam is considered Pass/Fail.

   

 

EMT-Basic Tuition: $1500.00

This includes:

  • Textbooks
  • Uniform shirts

 

 

To reserve a spot in the class:

Submit a deposit of $375.00, a completed and signed Course Application, and the signed Refund Policy. The outstanding documents and remaining tuition must be submitted no later than the last day of registration. 

 

Important Information:

Registration ends 3 p.m. on the last day of registration for each class. Incomplete registration requirements, documents and/or unpaid balance on tuition may result in the loss of the class seat to someone on a waiting list. All cadets are required to appear in person during the last week of registration at 3528 Hunter Road, San Marcos, Texas. Office hours are normally M-F from 9am – 3pm except on holidays.

 

 

San Marcos High School EMT-Basic Program

Texas Fire Academy in partnership with the San Marcos Consolidated Independent School District offers a two semester Emergency Medical Technician - Basic course open to senior level students at San Marcos High School. Tuition is free for SMCISD students with textbooks and uniform shirts provided. Contact us for more information.

  • Classroom - 410 hours
  • Clinical Internship - 12 hours
  • Field Internship - 60 hours
  • Total Hours - 482
  

 


 

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