Program Requirements and Prerequisites


  • A valid Missouri EMT-Basic license
  • Proof of Anatomy and Physiology course – Take A & P here
    • Must be taken within the last 3 years
    • Must be college level A & P or Human Biology
    • Must have a ‘C’ or better
  • Complete an entrance exam
  • Current AHA BLS CPR certification – Take BLS CPR here
  • Two letters of recommendation.
  • Criminal background check
  • Family Care Safety Registry
    1. Once you receive your copy in the mail you must send a copy to us
  • Drug screening
  • Proper Immunization documentation


  • Laptop.  You must bring a laptop to class every day.  A computer is required for exams, quizzes, lab work and coursework.  Must have the most current version of the following:
    • Windows or Apple operating system.  This must be the full version of the Operating System.
    • Internet Explorer – must be the current version with JavaScript enabled
  • Access to high speed internet for course work and communication
  • Reliable transportation for travel to/from class and clinical and field internship.
  • Must maintain a high degree of professionalism both in and out of the classroom.
  • Must maintain a high level of hygiene and grooming.
  • Must be able to read and comprehend at a college level.

Textbook and Supply Requirements:

  • Students are responsible for purchasing the current textbooks and additional teaching resources. (Textbooks approx $880)
  • For the most current list please contact us.
  • Buy your textbooks here for a discount: